Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card

Maryland EBT Cardholders – did you know you can get free or discounted admission to museums and other family-friendly places like Aquariums and Zoos? Thanks to the Museums for All initiative, there are many Maryland museums that are now accessible to low-income families, including EBT Cardholders. In this post, we will walk you through the list of Maryland Museums for free with EBT Card and who is eligible.

Also, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about the program.

We have compiled the list below for your convenience.

"Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card"

This post about the “Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card” program will cover:

    • What is Free Admission with EBT Program?
    • List of Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card
    • FAQs about Maryland EBT Discounts

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

"Maryland EBT Card"

If you currently have a Maryland Food Stamps EBT card, you are eligible for free or discounted admission to over 600 museums nationwide.

This program is sponsored by Museums for All, and includes access to all types of museums — including art, history, natural history/anthropology, and general museums, children’s museums, science centers, planetariums, nature centers, historic houses/sites, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and arboretums.

Although the program is targeted at Food Stamps EBT Cardholders, many sites allow EBT cards from other programs, including:

  • WIC EBT Card
  • EBT Card from TANF
  • EBT Card from General Cash Assistance

Participating museums provide reduced admission, ranging from free to $3.00, to visitors presenting their EBT card.

List of Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card

The museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have a Maryland EBT Card, and a valid form of photo ID.

This reduced rate is available during all normal operating hours to up to four individuals per EBT card.

Greenbelt Museum
10B Crescent Rd.
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 United States

(301) 507-6582
Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, Maryland 20860 United States

(301) 774-0022
Historic London Town & Gardens
839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, Maryland 21037 United States

(410) 222-1919
Chesapeake Children’s Museum
25 Silopanna Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21403

410-990-1993
Hammond-Harwood House
19 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, Maryland 21401 United States

(410) 263-4683
B&O Railroad Museum
901 W Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21223 United States

(410) 752-2490
Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21230 United States

410.727.4808
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21230 United States

(410) 244.1900
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
844 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202 United States

410.837.1793
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21201 United States

(410) 685-3750
Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

410-732-6400
Natural History Society of Maryland
6908 Belair Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21206 United States

(410) 882-5376
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

410-745-2916
Historic Sotterley
44300 Sotterley Ln.
Hollywood, Maryland 20636 United States

(301) 373-2280
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
13470 Dowell Road
Solomons, Maryland 20629 United States

(410) 326-4640
St. Clement’s Island Museum
38370 Point Breeze Rd
Coltons Point, Maryland 20626 United States

(301) 769-2222
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
22156 Three Notch Road
Lexington Park, Maryland 20653 United States

(301) 863-1900
Historic St. Mary’s City
18751 Hogaboom Ln
St. Marys City, Maryland 20686 United States

(240) 895-4990
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
44720 Lighthouse Rd
Piney Point, Maryland 20674 United States

(301) 994-1471
Miller House Museum
135 W. Washington St.
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

301-797-8782

FAQs about Maryland EBT Discounts

Here are the most frequently asked questions about the Free admission with the Maryland EBT  Card program and Maryland EBT Discounts.

What fast food places accept EBT in Maryland?

The Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) allows SNAP recipients who are 60 years of age or older, disabled, or homeless to use their EBT benefits to purchase lower-cost prepared meals at approved participating restaurants in certain counties.

However, You can only use an EBT card at approved restaurants in states that participate in the Restaurant Meals Program.

As of August 2021, these are the states that are participating in the RMP:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Rhode Island

As you can see from the list above, Maryland does participate in the RMP.

If you are a MD SNAP recipient and are are 60 years of age or older, disabled, or homeless, you can use your EBT card to purchase food at restaurants.

For more details about the Maryland RMP. including how to apply and the list of participating restaurants, click here.

What Grocery Stores Accept Maryland EBT for Delivery?

As of August 2021, you can use your Maryland EBT card to make purchases online for pick-up and/or Delivery at the following grocery stores:

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Giant of Maryland
  • Martin’s
  • ShopRite
  • Walmart

You can purchase groceries online for home delivery using your Maryland EBT card at Amazon and Walmart.

For more details on this, see our post on Where to Buy Groceries Online with SNAP EBT.

When will Maryland EBT Card be reloaded every month?

The day your benefits are available on your Maryland EBT Card is based on the first three letters of your last name.

See the schedule below for the day your benefits will be available on your Maryland Independence card.

Day of the Month Benefits Will Available on your Maryland EBT Card First three letters of Last Name are Between:
4 AAA BAO
5 BAP BQZ
6 BRA CAQ
7 CAR COQ
8 COR DIZ
9 DJA FIS
10 FIT GON
11 GOO HAX
12 HAY JAB
13 JAC KIM
14 KIN LOX
15 LOY MCO
16 MCP NEF
17 NEG PGZ
18 PHA RIC
19 RID SDZ
20 SEA STC
21 STD TRA
22 TRB WES
23 WET ZZZ

Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

If you have a Maryland SNAP EBT card (Independence Card), you are eligible for free or discounted admission to over 600 museums nationwide.

Participating museums provide reduced admission, ranging from free to $3.00.

One EBT card can be used to gain entry into any of these destinations for up to 4 individuals to take advantage of the free or reduced fee.

Questions?

We hope this post on the list of Maryland Museums For Free with EBT Card was helpful.

If you have further questions about the Maryland SNAP, EBT Card, or EBT discounts in general, please let us know in the comments section below.

Be sure to check out our other articles about SNAP and EBT, including:
Maryland Food Stamps Eligibility Guidelines
Check Maryland EBT Card Balance
Maryland EBT Card Guide
What you can buy with an EBT Card
How much in food stamps can I get?
Extra SNAP Benefits – August 2021

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