Got Maine food stamps? Get freebies!

(Last Updated On: January 2, 2020)

If you’re receiving Maine food stamps, you could qualify for other helpful programs as well (including cheap Internet service)! Check out our list of benefits for Maine food stamps recipients below.

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Got Maine food stamps? Get free and cheap Museum admission!

Please note that you cannot pay for admission with your EBT card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.

Museums with green titles accept EBT cards from all 50 states!


Maine State Museum – $3 per adult, $2 per child (max. $10 charge per family)

Discover the Maine State Museum’s exhibits by clicking here! Although not an EBT-specific discount, the admission for Maine State Museum is less than many Museums for All partners.


LC Bates Museum – Unknown

The L. C. Bates Museum is full of unique curiosities and Maine wildlife dioramas. They also have forest walking trails, an arboretum, a fern walk and butterfly garden.

South Berwick

Hamilton House – $3 or less per person

The Hamilton House is a striking Georgian mansion. It is also a designated National Historic Landmark. It was built in 1785, on a bluff overlooking the Salmon Falls River.

Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum & Visitor Center – $3 or less per person

Writer Sarah Orne Jewett was born in this house, which once belonged to her grandparents. It was the inspiration for her novel Deephaven. It is a National Historic Landmark.


Marrett House – $3 or less per person

In 1796, Daniel Marrett moved to Standish. He bought the most imposing house in town and three generations of his family resided there.


Children’s Museum & Theater of Maine – $3 per person

Experience the magic and wonder of Children’s Museum & Theater of Maine for just $3 per person! The museum features outdoor exhibits and numerous playscapes, including a farmer’s market, town, wellness center and more.

Portland Museum of Art – FREE

The admission is usually $18 for adults or $15 for seniors and students. However, it’s free with an EBT card! The museum is also free for everyone on Friday evenings between 4-8 pm.


Old German Meetinghouse – FREE

Built in 1772, this meetinghouse has been well-preserved and is free to the public. It is open all week during the summer and on fall weekends.


Colby Museum of Art – FREE

The Colby Museum has an extensive and diverse collection of contemporary and American art. There are more than 8,000 pieces in the collection. There are also rotating exhibitions. This museum is free for everyone, not just EBT cardholders.


Castle Tucker – $3 or less per person

The Castle Tucker was built in 1807, on a hill near the Sheepscot River. It highlights the history of Mollie and Richard Tucker, as well as their five children.

Nickles-Sortwell House – $3 or less per person

This National Historic Landmark is considered “one of the region’s finest Federal-style houses.” It was built by Captain William Nickles in 1807.

York Harbor

Sayward-Wheeler House – $3 or less per person

Shipping merchant Jonathan Sayward bought this house in 1735. The interior is believed to be one of the best preserved in the nation.


You can also get great discounts on museum admission through local library pass programs! For example, the Auburn Public Library has passes for Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine ($4.50 per person), Maine Wildlife Park ($3 per person) and more! The South Portland Library has free passes for the Portland Museum of Art. Find out what your local library offers today!

Get more great discounts with Maine food stamps!

Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive Maine food stamps! Amazon Prime members receive both free two-day shipping and access to FREE streaming access to thousands of titles! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service are available FREE for individuals and families who receive Maine food stamps benefits. Find out who offers free phones and service in your area. 

YMCA organizations typically offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you qualify for Maine food stamps, then you may qualify for a discounted YMCA membership! Contact your local YMCA for details.

Did you know you could buy this with your Maine food stamps card?

Did you know you can buy this?! You can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your Maine food stamps card! You can also buy certain gift baskets and birthday cakes.

Did you know you can shop here?! Did you know that Costco, farmer’s markets and even you-pick strawberry fields can accept EBT benefits? Some retailers even give you discounts or free stuff if you shop there with your food stamps card!

Wait — you can’t afford to miss this!

You could qualify for more food stamps funds! Eating well on a food stamps budget can be miserable. Sometimes, it’s downright impossible! The meager amount that you’re awarded each month is probably not sufficient to actually buy the food you need. That’s why we dug into the law to find out how they calculate the award and what you can do to increase it! We’ve found several legal ways you can increase your food stamps funds. Ready? Here’s what we know about getting more food stamps money.

You can even get cash back from your food stamps card! It’s true and it’s legal – no cash benefits required. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 just by shopping with her food stamps card. She uses that extra money to buy diapers, wipes and other essentials. Here’s how.

You may also qualify for these programs!

Internet for just $5 per month?! It’s true! We’ve found a series of low income Internet discounts from providers like Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T and more! Click here to learn how to get discounted Internet services!

Power companies often offer special programs for low income customers. If you’ve got  Maine food stamps benefits, then you may also qualify for special benefits from your power company!

Property tax exemptions may be available for both low income seniors and disabled veterans! If you own your own home, then please check with your county for more information about these exemptions and how to apply.

Student loans feature special repayment programs for low income borrowers. Get the details on these low income student loan repayment plans here!

Veterinary care can be so expensive! We’ve found programs that provide both grants and low-cost loans to low income pet owners. Get the details here!

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