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11 Incredible EBT Discounts in TN

11 Incredible EBT Discounts in TN

Got a TN food stamps card? You may also qualify for cheap internet, discounted veterinary care and more! Most people don’t realize just how many perks you can receive with a TN food stamps card… so we rounded them all up into this list!

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Your food stamps card can do a lot more than just pick up groceries at your local supermarket!

Got TN food stamps? You may also qualify for this!

Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive TN food stamps or Medicaid benefits! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service are available free from several providers.

Internet for $5-$10/month? We’ve found discounts from Comcast, CenturyLink and other providers around the US.

Plant a garden! The federal food stamps law says you can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your TN food stamps card!

Power companies may be able to help with your high electric bills. We’ve found special low-income rates, free home improvements and more!

Property tax exemptions may be available for low income veterans and seniors. You’ll need to contact your county assessor’s office for more info.

Student loan payments can crush a low income budget. Income-based repayment plans could drop your payment to ZERO dollars per month! Get the details here.

Summer food services help kids eat healthy when free or low cost school meals aren’t available.

Veterinary care grants may be able to help with your pet’s vet bills.

YMCA offers reduced prices for low income individuals and families. Contact your local branch for details!

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For your convenience, we’ve organized our free and discounted museum admission list alphabetically by city. We’ve also used green titles so you can easily tell which museums accept out-of-state EBT cards!

It is important to remember 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.


Creative Discovery  Museum – $3 per person

Over 200,000 people per year explore the hands-on, interactive exhibits at Chatanooga’s Creative Discovery Museum – and now, EBT recipients can explore it at a discount!

Since November 2015, the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga has offered discounted admission for families with TN food stamps cards.

Hunter Museum of American Art – $2 per person

The Hunter Museum of American Art showcases American artwork. Part of the collection dates back to the Colonial Period. The collection includes sculptures, photography, paintings, glass and more. It’s just $2 per person for you and 3 guests, with your EBT card!


aMuse’um Children’s Museum – $2 per person or less

“The joyful mission of aMuse’um is to spark unbridled learning for young children from all backgrounds through play.” With an EBT card, up to four people can visit for Just $2 per person!


ArtsAccess – FREE

ArtsAccess helps low income residents get free tickets for certain events. You can reserve up to four tickets per family using an ArtsAccess card. You can click here to see a list of current ArtsAccess events.

To qualify for an ArtsAccess card, you must have TN food stamps, TennCare, Church Health or be disabled, age 65+ or a military family. You will need to apply at one of the locations on this list.

Blues Hall of Fame Museum – $3 per person or less

The Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame Museum offers robust exhibits and entertainment. There are interactive touchscreen displays and master databases with music, videos, stories and more. There are also hard-to-find album covers, photographs, guitars, unique art, costumes, tour jackets and more.

Memphis Botanic Garden – FREE

Low income families may qualify for free access through the Free Family Membership Program. This pass provides free admission for up to two adults and all children under 18 years old. Just show up with your Tennessee food stamps card to receive your membership! Thanks for the tip, East Memphis Moms!

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Adventure Science Center – $3 per person or $39 per family per YEAR

The Adventure Science Center offers a mix of permanent and revolving exhibits that engage children and adults alike! They also offer two separate low income assistance programs.

The Adventure Science Center also offers an Adventure Access program for low-income families. Families who qualify can purchase an annual general admission pass for just $39… and that gives the family admission for an entire year!

If you receive TN food stamps benefits, WIC or TANF  and have a Tennessee-issued photo ID, you can qualify for this program. Email [email protected] for more information or apply at the guest services desk. Be sure to bring your documentation!

Country Music Hall of Fame – $5 per family per YEAR

Local residents who receive TN food stamps can purchase a Family Membership for just $5 per year! That’s $95 off the regular price of $100! The memberships can be set up in-person by visiting the Membership Desk. This is part of their Community Counts program, and though it isn’t listed on their site, I just confirmed that as of March 2021, this membership is still available.

To qualify, you must show a driver’s license or permit, library card, passport or utility bill. You must also prove that you live in one of the following nearby Tennessee counties:

  • Cheatham
  • Davidson
  • Robertson
  • Rutherford
  • Sumner
  • Williamson
  • Wilson

Also as part of Community Countys, all local youth under 18 receive free general admission. Guests under 13 do need a chaperone, two of whom can qualify for a 25% discount with proof of residency. For students’ proof of residency, please wear a school t-shirt or present one of the following:

  • School ID
  • Library Card
  • Driver’s License or Permit
  • Passport
  • A recent report card

Frist Art Museum – $3 per person

The First Art museum occupies a 124,400 square foot facility. It’s enormous! The museum showcases local, state, regional, national and international exhibitions. You can visit for just $3 per person with your EBT card!

Oak Ridge

Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge – FREE

Through the Museums for All program, you can get free admission at Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge when you visit with your EBT card and a photo ID!

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Tuesday 14th of December 2021

Can I get any discounts on attractions in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge


Monday 17th of January 2022

Information on this should be in the article above. Chat with Lira, she might be able to help!


Thursday 15th of April 2021

Single mother of a 5 year old and can’t work due to her school hours and physical complications with my hands any information in Trousdale County, Tennessee

Hannah Benge

Tuesday 20th of April 2021

What sort of help are you looking for? -Hannah

Angela F Rudd

Thursday 4th of February 2021

My husband just passed away in January and I am having a hard time. my landlord just gave me a list of things I have to get done to my trailer which is my home and I don't have any were else to go. I have to get a few things done to my trailer on the outside, is there a place that would help me cause I am on a fixed income I get disability and I need help. I am having a rough time and I don't want to lose our home. Thank you.

Hannah Benge

Friday 5th of February 2021

I am so sorry to hear you are having a hard time! I would check here for some help I hope you get the help you need -Hannah

Natalie Arnold

Monday 13th of May 2019

Are there agencies that provide food box distributions for SNAP beneficiaries?

Riley Thomson

Monday 13th of May 2019

Natalie, You could try for more resources in your area. I hope this helps. -Riley

Dee Bryant

Saturday 9th of March 2019

I live on the Tennessee Georgia state line in a rossville Georgia (walker co). Our electric is supplied by Chattanooga EPB I looked in both Tennessee and Georgia for help with electric bills because mine is 725.70 this month. I have had them come inspect but they just blew me off. We are currently not receiving assistance but are waiting to hear back from Georgia food stamp office. Any way we could save on our bills with this company!?

Riley Thomson

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019

Dee, This is currently on our research list. Please check back with us for updates. Thanks. -Riley