Surprising Deals with Alabama EBT Cards

If you have an Alabama EBT card then you might be surprised to know that you can use your card for discounts on so much more than just groceries. With summer break in full swing we know that it can be costly to keep the kiddos entertained, here’s a list of discounted admissions for some of the attractions across the state!


Birmingham Zoo – $10 per adult or $7 per child (age 2-12). It may be used to discount up to four (4) admission tickets per day. REQUIREMENTS: Eligible SNAP EBT cardholders must present the following at time of purchase to receive the Birmingham Zoo SNAP EBT Discount: •A valid, non-expired, signed EBT card(an unsigned card will not be accepted)•A valid photo ID withmatching name and signature to those on the EBT card

McWane Science Center– $3 per person or less
A visit to the epic McWane Science Center will usually cost a family of four around $54. However, if you have an EBT card, your family of four can visit for $12 or less!

Vulcan Park & Museum– FREE
Vulcan Park and Museum welcomes people with food stamps in Alabama for FREE! There’s a limit of four free admissions per card.


Imagination Place Children’s Museum – $2 per person
The Imagination Place Children’s Museum has a child-size grocery store, medical clinic, construction pit and house. They also have a train station, a farm and a pirate ship! It’s ideal for kids between the ages of 2 and 10.

As a Museums for All partner, Imagination Place charges $2 per person for families with EBT cards.


Burritt on the Mountain – $3 or less per person
Burritt on the Mountain has joined Museums for All and now offers admission for just $3 or less per person with EBT, for up to four people per EBT card.

Huntsville Botanical Garden – $3 per person
The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a 112-acre botanical garden includes the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house. It also includes an aquatic garden, wooded nature trails, specialty gardens and more. You can also get a free pass from your local library.

US Space & Rocket Center – $3 per person
Show your EBT card and an ID at the desk to receive admission of just $3 per person for up to four people. This covers general admission only, so you will have to pay extra for a planetarium show or a show in the digital theater.


Gulf Coast Exploreum – $2 per person
The Gulf Coast Exploreum in Mobile offers a discount for individuals and families who have EBT benefits! If you visit, then you’ll get admission for just $2 per person for everyone in your party! Thanks for the tip, Jamie!

History Museum of Mobile – $3 per person
The History Museum of Mobile features over 117,000 items that explore the rich history of Mobile, Alabama. The collection includes an actual Civil War cannon as well as a signed baseball from Henry “Hank” Aaron. As a Museums for All member, the History Museum of Mobile welcomes Alabama EBT cardholders for just $3 or less per person.

Mobile Botanical Gardens – $3 per person
The Mobile Botanical Gardens welcome anyone with WIC or food stamps in Alabama to visit for just $3 per person. There’s a limit of four people per EBT card, however. You will also need a valid ID.


Alabama Museum of Natural History – $2 per adult
The Alabama Museum of Natural History is located within Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa. At this time, their usual admission rate is just $2 per adult but the rate may be lower for households with EBT.


**Please note that this information is subject to change without notice, also, due to covid restrictions and being required to purchase tickets in advance to many places, it’s best to call ahead and verify their current procedure for using EBT cards.

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