Michigan Museums For Free with EBT Card

Michigan 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 Michigan museums that are now accessible to low-income families, including EBT Cardholders. In this post, we will walk you through the list of Michigan 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.

"Michigan Museums For Free with EBT Card"

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

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

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

"Michigan EBT Card"

If you currently have a Michigan 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 Michigan 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 Michigan 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.

Alden B. Dow Museum
1801 W. St. Andrews
Midland, Michigan 48640

989-631-5930
Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum
5093 E. Remus Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858

989-317-3221
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum
7400 Bay Road
Saginaw, Michigan 48710 United States

(989) 964-7125
Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum
315 West Genesee Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48602 United States

(989) 399-6626
Saginaw Art Museum
1126 North Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48602

989-754-2491
Flint Children’s Museum
1602 W. University Ave.
Flint, Michigan 48504

810-767-5437
Flint Institute of Arts
1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503

810-234-1695
Impression 5 Science Center
200 Museum Drive
Lansing, Michigan 48933

517-485-8116
Michigan History Museum
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, Michigan 48915 United States

(517) 335-2573
The Dennos Museum Center
1701 E. Front St.
Traverse City, Michigan 49686 United States

(231) 995-1055
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525 United States

(888) 957-1580
Great Lakes Children’s Museum
13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, Michigan 49684 United States

(231) 932-4526
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
17 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

616-454-7000
Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
11 Sheldon Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

616-235-4726
Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

616-831-1000
Meadow Brook Hall
350 Estate Drive
Rochester, Michigan 48309 United States

(248) 364-6222
Muskegon Museum of Art
296 W. Webster Avenue
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 720-2570
Lakeshore Museum Center
430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 722-0278
Scolnick House
504 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 722-7578
Fire Barn Museum
510 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 722-7578
Hackley & Hume Historic Site
484 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 722-7578
Muskegon Heritage Museum
561 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, Michigan 49440 United States

(231) 722-1363
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303 United States

(248) 645-3200
Cranbrook Art Museum
39221 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303 United States

(248) 645-3323
Cranbrook House & Gardens
380 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303 United States

(248) 645-3147
Tri-Cities Historical Museum
200 Washington Ave.
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417 United States

(616) 842-0700
Port Huron Museums – Fort Gratiot Lighthouse
2802 Omar St.
Port Huron, Michigan 48060 United States

(810) 216-6923
Port Huron Museums – Thomas Edison Depot Museum
510 Edison Parkway
Port Huron, Michigan 48060 United States

(810) 455-0035
Port Huron Museums – The HURON Lightship
800 Prospect Place
Port Huron, Michigan 48060 United States

(810) 984-9768
Port Huron Museums – Carnegie Center
1115 Sixth Street
Port Huron, Michigan 48060 United States

(810) 982-0891
Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum
301 S. Superior Street
Albion, Michigan 49224

517-629-8023
Ella Sharp Museum
3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, Michigan 49203 United States

(517) 787-2320
The Armory – Holland Museum
16 W. 9th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423 United States

(616) 796-3329
Holland Museum
31 W. 10th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423 United States

(616) 796-3329
Settlers House – Holland Museum
190 W. 9th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423 United States

(616) 796-3329
Cappon House – Holland Museum
228 W. 9th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423 United States

(616) 796-3329
Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, Michigan 48126 United States

(313) 582-2266
Michigan Science Center
5020 John R. Street
Detroit, Michigan 48202

313-577-8400
Forever Curious Children’s Museum
202 E Main St
Fennville, Michigan 49408 United States

(269) 561-8494
Belle Isle Aquarium
300 River Place Drive Suite 2800
Detroit, Michigan 48207 United States

(313) 331-7760
Air Zoo
6151 Portage Road
Portage, Michigan 49002 United States

(269) 382-6555
Children’s Museum of Branch County
426 Marshall St.
Coldwater, Michigan 49036

(517) 227-5571
Beaver Island Historical Society: Marine Museum
38105 Michigan Avenue
Beaver Island, Michigan 49782 United States

(231) 448-2254
Beaver Island Historical Society: The Old Mormon Print Shop Museum
26275 Main Street
Beaver Island, Michigan 49782 United States

(231) 448-2254

FAQs about Michigan EBT Discounts

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

What fast food places accept EBT in Michigan?

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

Therefore, you will be able to use your Michigan EBT card to purchase food at restaurants if you are 60 years of age or older, disabled, or homeless.

For a list of participating restaurants, click here.

What Grocery Stores Accept Michigan EBT for Delivery?

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

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

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

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

How do I contact Michigan Bridges?

For further assistance with your Michigan Bridges account, call the MDHHS Customer Call Center at the number below:

1-844-799-9876

Agents are available from 8 am to 5 pm Monday – Friday

Customer service agents can assist you with problems accessing your account, including Username and password issues.

For additional help with your Michigan Bridges account or benefits in general, including SNAP, read our frequently asked questions below.

Michigan Museums For Free with EBT Card Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

If you have a Michigan SNAP EBT card (Bridge 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 Michigan Museums For Free with EBT Card was helpful.

If you have further questions about the Michigan 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:

Michigan Bridges Login
Check Michigan EBT Card Balance
Michigan 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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