Ohio EBT and SNAP cardholder discounts and perks
In addition to groceries and food, an Ohio EBT or SNAP card can be used for so much more. Discounted general admission tickets, phone plans, and long-term memberships are available to food stamp cardholders. Below is a list of discounts, free admission, and visitor perks available with an Ohio EBT or SNAP card.
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SNAP/EBT Discounts in the Cincinnati Area
Explore special exhibitions, curator presentations, and seasonal events at these locations. Event calendars and seasonal museum hours are available online. Purchase general-admission tickets at the door and present a valid photo ID and EBT or SNAP card to redeem offers. Membership at these locations can lead to receiving additional discounts for museum admission, events, or the museum store.
1330 Monmouth Avenue (Camp Washington)
Showing technology and designs for more than 100 years of American sign history and contemporary art seen today. The museum displays the art and history of commercial signs and sign-making through guided docent tours, lectures, and hands-on events. Exhibits have full-time neon signs and a ticketed workshop for everyone to participate and observe how tube-benders make signs.
Hours: Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
Offer: Admission is free for up to four guests with an EBT card and matching license
1301 Western Avenue, 45203 (West End)
Explore the Cincinnati History Library and Archives highlighting African American history in the Greater Cincinnati area. Explore many books, periodicals, photographs, manuscript collections, historical objects, science centers, sculptures, and a calendar of upcoming events. Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History and Science, Cincinnati History Museum, and OMNIMAX Theater suit everyone.
Hours: Thursdays through Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Offer: Get ten guest tickets for $2 and receive free parking for one vehicle with valid EBT or SNAP cards
1801 Race Street, 45202 (OTR)
Sharing more than 50 full-time merchants selling meat, fish, poultry, produce, flowers, cheese, deli, ethnic foods, and more.
Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Offer: Receive tokens equivalent to $1 each to use in the outdoor market with a valid EBT or SNAP card
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Providing rails, fishing, horseback riding, golfing, camping, picnic areas, and playgrounds with outdoor activities for all ages. Excellent for educational field trips to learn about the natural world and how to take care of it. Get tickets, permits, and a seasonal calendar of events at the park’s visitor center.
Hours: Mondays through Sundays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Offer: Free annual motor vehicle permit to enter the park with a valid EBT or SNAP card
316 Pike Street, 45202 (Downtown)
Displaying 19th-century American paintings, including the well-known Duncanson murals by African-American artist Robert Duncanson. The art museum has various changing galleries, permanent collections with unique artifacts, and guided tours by a knowledgeable docent. The historic house also includes Chinese porcelains, European decorative arts, watches, sculptures, furniture, and other treasures.
Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Offer: $3 tickets for ten guests, and receive free parking for one vehicle with a valid EBT or SNAP card
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3400 Vine Street, 45220 (Avondale)
Displaying one of the largest zoo collections in the United States. Committed to inspiring visitors with more than 500 animals, 3,000 plants, and special exhibits. Great for a family field trip with wheelchair rental for enhanced accessibility available to be requested when buying tickets.
Hours: Mondays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Offer: $6 adults, $3 kids, or $50 family membership, $1 parking with a valid EBT or SNAP card
2950 Gilbert Avenue, 45206 (Walnut Hills)
Dedicated to honoring and recognizing Harriet Beecher’s contributions to the Civil War. Through tours, exhibitions, lectures, and readings on American abolitionist work, educators share stories about Harriet Beecher’s life. The author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” Harriet’s family’s work in religion, education, women’s suffrage, and anti-slavery work is included.
Hours: Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
Offer: $1 per person for up to 6 guests with a valid EBT or SNAP card
1301 Western Avenue (West End)
Educating through digital and in-person events, museum tours with curators, educational experiences, social media, sculptures, and virtual content about the Holocaust, remembering its victims, and acting on its lessons. The Center challenges injustice, inhumanity, and prejudice through innovative programs and partnerships fostering understanding, inclusion, and engaged citizenship.
Hours: Thursdays through Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Offer: $2 per person, free student admission, even for college students, and free parking.
100 Joe Nuxhall Way, 45202 (Downtown)
Showcasing unique items and sculptures related to the Cincinnati Reds’ place in American history. Including World Series victories and memorabilia from the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings (baseball’s first professional team). Visit the museum’s additional displays illustrating how Black players shaped the Cincinnati Reds.
Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Offer: Free admission tickets for adults and children
Providing gyms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and daycares. Various fitness classes are dedicated to benefiting the well-being of the members. Join today for the events calendar with more information about seasonal events and educational programs for everyone.
Offer: Discounted YMCA membership card with a valid EBT or SNAP card
Service offers and discounts change based on need and eligibility. Contact local providers for more information.
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