Oregon Museums For Free with EBT Card

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

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

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

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

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If you currently have a Oregon 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 Oregon 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 Oregon 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.

Eugene Science Center
2300 Leo Harris Parkway
Eugene, Oregon 97401

541-682-7888
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 East 15th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon 97403

541-346-3024
Adventure! Children’s Museum
490 Valley River Center
Eugene, Oregon 97401

541-653-9629
Cascades Raptor Center
32275 Fox Hollow Rd
Eugene, Oregon 97405 United States

(541) 485-1320
High Desert Museum
59800 South Hwy 97
Bend, Oregon 97702

541-382-4754
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, Oregon 97128 United States

(503) 434-4180
Portland Children’s Museum
4015 SW Canyon Road
Portland, Oregon 97221

503-223-6500
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97205

503-222-1741
Architectural Heritage Center
701 SE Grand Ave
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States

(503) 231-7264
Barn Exhibit Hall
732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway
Troutdale, Oregon 97060 United States

(503) 661-2164
Harlow House Museum
726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway
Troutdale, Oregon 97060 United States

(503) 661-2164
Rice Museum of Rocks & Minerals
26385 NW Groveland Drive
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124 United States

(503) 647-2418
Cascade Locks Historical Museum
P.O. Box 301
Cascade Locks, Oregon 97014 United States

(541) 374-8535
Fort Dalles Museum/Anderson Homestead
500 West 15th St.
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

541-296-4547
Schmidt Historical House Museum
512 SW 5th Street
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

541-479-7827
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum
1500 East Main St.
Ashland, Oregon 97520

541-482-6767
Columbia River Maritime Museum
1792 Marine Drive
Astoria, Oregon 97103 United States

(503) 325-2323

FAQs about Oregon EBT Discounts

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

What fast food places accept EBT in Oregon?

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

Unfortunately, Oregon is not currently participating in the RMP program, therefore you cannot use your Oregon EBT card to purchase food at restaurants.

What Grocery Stores Accept Oregon EBT for Delivery?

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

  • Amazon
  • Roth’s Fresh Markets
  • Walmart

You can purchase groceries online for home delivery using your Oregon 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 my Oregon EBT Benefits be Deposited?

Oregon EBT benefits are deposited between the 1st and 9th of the month.

When your benefits are available on your EBT card depends on the last digit of your Social Security number.

See below for the full EBT deposit schedule.

If your Social Security Number ends in Benefits are deposited on the
0 or 1 1st of the month
2 2nd of the month
3 3rd of the month
4 4th of the month
5 5th of the month
6 6th of the month
7 7th of the month
8 8th of the month
9 9th of the month

Oregon Museums For Free with EBT Card Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

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

If you have further questions about the Oregon 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:
Check Oregon EBT Card Balance
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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