"Free Admissions with Alabama EBT"

Here’s great news for Alabama EBT Cardholders. Did you know you can get free admission with EBT Card to museums and other family-friendly places nationwide, like Aquarium and Zoos? In this post, we will explain what the “free admission with Alabama EBT” card is about 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.

"Discounts and Free Stuff with Alabama EBT"

This post about the “free admission with Alabama EBT” program will cover:

    • What is Free Admission with EBT Program?
    • Free Admissions with Alabama EBT
    • FAQs about Alabama EBT and  EBT Discounts

What is Free Admission with EBT Program?

If you currently have an Alabama EBT, 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.

Free Admission with Alabama EBT

The Alabama museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have an Alabama 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.

For other places around the country that offer Free or discounted admissions for EBT cardholders, click here.

Alabama Museum of Natural History

427 Sixth Avenue
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 United States

(205) 348-7550

Vulcan Park & Museum

1701 Valley View Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35209 United States

(205) 933-1409

McWane Science Center

200 19th Street N
Birmingham, Alabama 35203 United States

(205) 714-8300

Imagination Place Children’s Museum

501 Broad St
Gadsden, Alabama 35901 United States

(256) 543-2787

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

One Tranquility Base
Huntsville, Alabama 35805 United States
(256) 837-3400

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, Alabama 35805 United States

(256) 830-4447

Burritt on the Mountain

3101 Burritt Dr. SE
Huntsville, Alabama 35801 United States

(256) 536-2882

History Museum of Mobile

111 South Royal Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602 United States

(251) 208-7569

Mobile Botanical Gardens

5151 Museum Dr.
Mobile, Alabama 36608 United States

(251) 342-0555
 

FAQs about Alabama EBT and  EBT Discounts

Here are the most frequently asked questions about the Free admission with Alabama EBT and Alabama EBT Discounts.

Is the U.S. Space & Rocket Center free with an EBT card?

If you receive Alabama Food Stamps, you and your kids can go to some of the nicest places in Alabama for free.

This includes U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

To get in, just show your Alabama EBT Card and your photo ID to get in FREE!

However, only general admission is provided free of charge. Special exhibits or attractions are not included in this program.

What Grocery Stores Accept Alabama EBT for Delivery?

As of April 28, 2020, you can use your Alabama EBT card to make purchases online.

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

Furthermore, groceries can also be purchased online for pick up at participating Wright’s Market,

Also, you can use your EBT card at Aldi stores through the grocery shopping App – Instacart. For further instructions, click here.

Does Instacart Accept Alabama EBT?

Instacart accepts EBT for same-day delivery and pickup options at the store.

Aldi shoppers can place online orders via Instacart and enter EBT-card information at checkout for items covered under the list of eligible food stamps items.

Furthermore, a credit or debit card must be used for non-eligible costs, including delivery and service fees, taxes, tips, and bottle deposit fees in some states.

What Restaurants accept EBT in Alabama?

Since 1977, the Restaurant Meals Program has been an important part of the food stamps program.

It enables qualified elderly, disabled, and homeless SNAP recipients to buy food at authorized restaurants.

Any state or county can enroll in the Restaurant Meals Program.

The purpose of the program is to help expand food access to those who do not have a place to store and cook food, who may not be able to prepare food, or who don’t have access to a grocery store.

Unfortunately, the state of Alabama does not participate in the Restaurant Meals Program.

Therefore, you will not be able to use your Alabama EBT card to purchase food at restaurants, even if you meet the eligibility requirements for the program.

We will provide an update here as soon as the state of Alabama decides to offer the program.

How do I get Amazon Prime EBT Discount for $5.99?

If you have an Alabama EBT Card, you can now sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount and get all the great benefits that come with Prime membership, at a fraction of the cost.

The regular Amazon Prime membership is $12.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $5.99. That’s over 50% off the regular price.

Given that Amazon is part of the USDA pilot of vendors approved to accept food stamps online for delivery, prime membership is going to be a great thing to have.

Sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount

To get Amazon Prime Discount at $5.99, click the link above or the image below.

How do I pay with Alabama EBT on Amazon?

EBT cardholders in Alabama can now use their SNAP benefits to shop and purchase food online on Amazon for delivery. 

Continue reading below for a step-by-step process on how to add your Alabama EBT card to an Amazon account and shop online for delivery.

"How to Add SNAP EBT Card to Amazon"

How it Works

To shop online for groceries with your Alabama EBT card, follow the instructions below.

Step 1 – Visit Amazon SNAP EBT Page

The first step to paying with SNAP on Amazon is to visit the Amazon SNAP EBT website. Click here to be taken there.

Once there, click on the “Add your SNAP EBT card” link as shown in the image below.

"How to Add EBT Card to Amazon Account"

Step 2 – Login to your Amazon account

Next, you will be taken to a page like the one below where you will be required to log in to your Amazon account. 

If you do not have an Amazon account, click on the “Create your Amazon account” as shown in the screenshot below.

"How to Add EBT Card to Amazon Account 2"

Once you have created your account, proceed by entering your email and password to sign-in.

Step 3 – Add your SNAP EBT Card

Once logged in, enter your EBT food stamps card to your Amazon account.

Type in your complete SNAP EBT card number and “Continue”.

Next, you may be asked to enter your delivery zip code.

Follow the instructions to complete adding your SNAP EBT card to your Amazon account.

"How to Add EBT Card to Amazon Account 3"

Step 4 – Shop for Amazon Groceries Online

When your EBT Card is added you can begin shopping for your groceries online.

You can use Amazon Grocery and Amazon Fresh to purchase groceries online.

As an EBT cardholder, you have FREE access to Amazon Fresh when you add your SNAP EBT card. 

Step 5 – Enter your PIN to Checkout

When you are done shopping and are ready to checkout, proceed as usual. At checkout select “EBT” as payment.

After that, enter your 4-digit PIN for your EBT Card to place your order. 

For help, see our screenshot below.

"How to Add EBT Card to Amazon Account 4"

Please note, you cannot use your food stamp benefits or EBT Card to pay for shipping or delivery fees.

If you do not have Amazon Prime and would like free delivery, be sure to meet the free shipping minimums for each program.

When Will my Alabama Food Stamps Be Deposited?

Food Stamps Benefits in Alabama are deposited on EBT Cards from the 4th of the month to the 23rd of every month.

However, when your payment is made depends on the last two digits of your case number.

Here is the schedule of payment based on the last two digits of your case number:

If your Case Number ends inBenefits are deposited on the
00-044th of the month
05-095th of the month
10-146th of the month
15-197th of the month
20-248th of the month
25-299th of the month
30-3410th of the month
35-3911th of the month
40-4412th of the month
45-4913th of the month
50-5414th of the month
55-5915th of the month
60-6416th of the month
65-6917th of the month
70-7418th of the month
75-7919th of the month
80-8420th of the month
85-8921st of the month
90-9422nd of the month
95-9923rd of the month

Free Admission with Alabama EBT Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

If you have an Alabama SNAP EBT card (Alabama EBT), 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 Free Admission with Alabama EBT was helpful.

If you have further questions about the Alabama 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 Alabama EBT and EBT Cards in general, including:

Alabama EBT Card Questions and Answers
Request a Replacement Alabama EBT Card
Alabama EBT Card Deposit Schedule
Alabama EBT Card Login and Balance

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