Your Arizona EBT (Arizona Quest Card) food benefits card can be used to purchase live lobsters, gift baskets and more! You can also use it to get discounted admission to several awesome destinations, including the Phoenix Zoo!
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Get museum discounts and more with your Arizona EBT card!
Just show your Arizona EBT card at the admissions desk in order to receive discounted admission to these venues! It is important to realize that you cannot pay for admission with your Arizona EBT card. You will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.
Museums with green titles are Museums for All participants, so they accept EBT cards from all 50 states! Surprisingly, you don’t have to be an Arizona resident to get these great deals!
Arizona Museum of Natural History – up to $3 per person*
The Arizona Museum of Natural History invites you to explore the world of dinosaurs, archaeology and so much more! In addition to extensive collections and exhibits, you’ll also enjoy wandering through Dinosaur Hall, admiring Dinosaur Mountain, playing in DinoZone, and digging up history in the Paleo Dig Pit. My favorite spot in the museum? The Origins exhibit!
*As a Museums for All member, admission won’t be more than $3 per person… but I’m awaiting an official reply.
i.d.e.a. Museum – $3 per person for 4 people
The i.d.e.a. museum inspires nearly 105,000 visitors every year with popular art and art-inspired activities and exhibitions. You can browse the current exhibitions here.
Children’s Museum of Oro Valley – $3 per person, up to 4 people
Early childhood education and school readiness is emphasized at this children’s museum, designed for children up to age 5. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday between 9am and 4pm. It is also open on Saturdays and Sundays between 10am and 4pm.
As a Museums for All partner, the museum must offer discounted admission ($3 or less) for families with EBT cards. I have left a request for more information about this museum’s policies and I will update this post when I hear back.
The children’s museum is located at 11015 North Oracle Rd in Oro Valley.
Arizona Science Center – $3 per person, up to 4 people
Since the Arizona Science Center is now a Museums for All participant, you can visit the Flight Zone, SkyCircle, Solarville, Digital World and WONDER Center for just $3 per person!
Phoenix Zoo – $8 per person, up to 4 people
If you have a valid Arizona state-issued EBT card and photo ID, then you can obtain up to four Phoenix Zoo tickets for $5 each! Because there have been so many attempts at fraud, they will make sure that the signature on your EBT card matches the signature on your photo ID.
It is important to realize that this reduced price is only available on Sundays and does not include any additional Zoo experiences, such as 4-D Theater, Safari Train, Stingray Bay, the carousel or other features.
“Notice: On January 1, 2018, the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo moved away from the national Museums for All program but are offering a community access program for Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders. Effective September 2, 2018, the Phoenix Zoo EBT Discount Program (valid on Sundays ONLY) is increasing its rate from $5 to $8. Cardholders may purchase up to four (4) general daytime admission tickets at the Phoenix Zoo EBT Program admission rate. Tickets purchased through the Phoenix Zoo EBT Program are only valid on the date on which they were purchased”
Children’s Museum Tucson – $3 per person, up to 4 people
With so many interactive, playful exhibits for children, the Tuscon Children’s Museum is worth visiting again and again. The mini Nano exhibit, investigation station, imaginarium and special under-4 play area help children learn through play.
As a Museums for All partner, the museum must offer discounted admission ($3 or less) for families with EBT cards. They mention this discount on their website but do not specifically state what the exact price is. I have left a request for more information about this museum’s policies and I will update this post when I hear back.
The museum is located at 200 S 6th Ave in Tucson.
Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures – $3 or less per person
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures grew out of one woman’s love for miniature dollhouse furniture. As a Museums for All member, the museum charges $3 or less for visitors with an EBT card.
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Summer food service provides free meals for all children ages 18 and under during the summer months.
YMCA organizations typically offer discounts for low income individuals and families. Contact your local YMCA for details.
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Buy fast food! Certain elderly, disabled and/or homeless people who receive EBT benefits can purchase hot food from restaurants. It is important to realize that the Restaurant Meals Program is not available to everyone and it is not available in every area. For more information on how to use your EBT benefits at restaurants in Arizona, please click here.
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