Pennsylvania Museums For Free with EBT Card

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

"Pennsylvania Museums For Free with EBT Card"

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

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

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

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If you currently have a Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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.

Pennsylvania Military Museum
51 Boal Avenue
Boalsburg, Pennsylvania 16827

814-466-6263
Pasto Agricultural Museum
2710 West Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania 16865

814-863-1383
Lewisburg Children’s Museum
815 Market Street
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

570-768-4914
Joseph Priestley House Museum
472 Priestley Avenue
Northumberland, Pennsylvania 17857

570-473-9474
Lykens Valley Children’s Museum
33 S Market St.
Elizabethville, Pennsylvania 17023 United States

(570) 809-6379
Susquehanna Art Museum
1401 North 3rd St.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102 United States

(717) 233-8668
State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120

717-787-4980
Wonderland of Waynesboro
11855 N Landis Ave
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania 17268 United States

(717) 387-3119
Somerset Historical Center
10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501

814-445-6077
Cornwall Iron Furnace
94 Rexmont Road
Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17016

717-272-9711
York County History Center
250 East Market Street
York, Pennsylvania 17403

(717) 848-1587
Conrad Weiser Homestead
28 Weiser Lane
Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania 19567

610-589-2934
Bushy Run Battlefield
1253 Bushy Run Road
Jeannette, Pennsylvania 15644

724-527-5584
Hands-On House, Children’s Museum of Lancaster
721 Landis Valley Road
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601 United States

(717) 569-5437
Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum
2451 Kissel Hill Road
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601

717-569-0401
Ephrata Cloister
632 West Main Street
Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522

717-733-6600
Drake Well Museum and Park
202 Museum Lane
Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354

814-827-2797
Eckley Miners’ Village
2 Eckley Main Street
Weatherly, Pennsylvania 18255

570-636-2070
Reading Area Firefighters Museum
501 South Fifth St.
Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

484-525-0590
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
300 Gap Road
Ronks, Pennsylvania 17579

717-687-8628
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 United States

(412) 622-6914
Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum (PHMC)
22 Bald Mountain Road
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18504

570-963-4804
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
10 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 United States

(412) 322-5058
Daniel Boone Homestead
400 Daniel Boone Road
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania 19508 United States

(610) 582-4900
Mattress Factory
500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

412-231-3169
Lehigh Valley Zoo
5150 Game Preserve Road
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078 United States

(610) 799-4171
Old Economy Village
270 Sixteenth Street
Ambridge, Pennsylvania 15003

724-266-4500
Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens
799 Pinkerton Run Road
Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071 United States

(412) 444-4464
America On Wheels
5 North Front Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102 United States

(610) 432-4200
National Museum of Industrial History
602 E 2nd St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015 United States

(610) 694-6644
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348 United States

(610) 388-1000
National Canal Museum
2750 Hugh Moore Park Road
Easton, Pennsylvania 18042 United States

(610) 923-3548
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317 United States

(610) 388-2700
ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum
420 French Street
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

814-453-3743
Erie Art Museum
20 East 5th Street
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501

814-459-5477
Erie Maritime Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara
150 East Front Street
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

814-452-2744
Brandywine Battlefield Park
1491 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317

610-459-3342
Graeme Park
859 County Line Road
Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044

215-343-0965
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

215-581-3181
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

215-763-8100
Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

215-898-4000
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130 United States

(215) 236-3300
Glencairn Museum
1001 Cathedral Road
Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania 19009 United States

(267) 502-2600
Bucks County Children’s Museum
500 Union Square Drive
New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938

215-693-1290
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
5660 U.S. Route 6 West
Ulysses, Pennsylvania 16948

814-435-2652
Pennsbury Manor
400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd.
Morrisville, Pennsylvania 19067

215-946-0400

FAQs about Pennsylvania EBT Discounts

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

What fast food places accept EBT in Pennsylvania?

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

What Grocery Stores Accept Pennsylvania EBT for Delivery?

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

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Giant Company, LLC
  • Giant Eagle
  • Martin’s
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • ShopRite
  • TheFreshGrocer
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart

You can purchase groceries online for home delivery using your Pennsylvania 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 Download the myCOMPASS PA Mobile App?

The myCOMPASS PA App is available for download from the App Store for Apple devices and from the Google Play store for Android devices.

Here is the list of services you can perform with the myCOMPASS PA App:

  • Access your benefits from anywhere, at any time.
  • Review what benefits you receive
  • Check the status of submitted applications
  • Upload documents
  • Submit your Semi-Annual Reporting (SAR)
  • Report changes directly from your phone.

"myCOMPASS PA mobile App"

Pennsylvania Museums For Free with EBT Card Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

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

If you have further questions about the Pennsylvania 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:
MyCOMPASS PA Account Login
Check Pennsylvania EBT Card Balance
Pennsylvania EBT Guide
What you can buy with an EBT Card
How much in food stamps can I get?
Extra SNAP Benefits – August 2021
Extra Food Stamps for Pennsylvania

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