Wisconsin Museums For Free with EBT Card

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

"Wisconsin Museums For Free with EBT Card"

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

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

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

"Wisconsin EBT Card"

If you currently have a Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin 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.

Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum
1100 Main Street
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

715-344-2003
Wausau Children’s Museum
B-236 Wausau Center
Wausau, Wisconsin 54403

608-408-4668
The Building for Kids Children’s Museum
100 W College Avenue
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

920-734-3226
Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac
75 W. Scott St.
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935 United States

(920) 929-0707
Manitowoc County Historical Society
924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220 United States

(920) 684-4445
Above & Beyond Children’s Museum
902 North 8th St.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 United States

(920) 458-4263
Door County Maritime Museum – Sturgeon Bay Museum
120 N. Madison Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 United States

(920) 743-5958
Northwoods Children’s Museum
346 W. Division St.
Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521

715-479-4623
Madison Children’s Museum
100 N Hamilton Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

608-256-6445
Children’s Museum of La Crosse
207 5th Ave S
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601

608-784-2652
Children’s Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow Street
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

715-832-5437
Ephraim Historical Foundation
3060 Anderson Lane
Ephraim, Wisconsin 54211 United States

(920) 854-9688
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233 United States

(414) 278-2702
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
929 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 United States

(414) 390-5437
Door County Maritime Museum – Death’s Door Maritime Museum
12724 W Wisconsin Bay Rd.
Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210 United States

(920) 743-5958

FAQs about Wisconsin EBT Discounts

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

What fast food places accept EBT in Wisconsin?

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

What Grocery Stores Accept Wisconsin EBT for Delivery?

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

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Schnuck’s Market
  • Walmart
  • Woodman’s Markets

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

Wisconsin EBT benefits are deposited between the 2nd and 15th of the month.

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

See below for the full EBT deposit schedule.

If the eighth digits of your Social Security Number is Benefits are deposited on the
0 2nd of each month
1 3rd of each month
2 5th of each month
3 6th of each month
4 8th of each month
5 9th of each month
6 11th of each month
7 12th of each month
8 14th of each month
9 15th of each month

Wisconsin Museums For Free with EBT Card Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

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

If you have further questions about the Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin EBT Card Balance
Wisconsin Quest EBT 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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