Ohio EBT Card Discounts for 2022

Did you know that your Ohio EBT Card grants you access to exclusive discounts and freebies? That’s right – if you’re currently have an Ohio Direction Card and are receiving food stamps or cash benefits, you can receive exclusive savings and discounts. This includes discounts on phone and internet service, free admission to museums and zoos in Ohio, discounted Amazon Prime and much more. To learn more about all the Ohio EBT Discounts available to you, continue reading below.

In this post, we will cover:

  • National EBT Card Discounts
  • Ohio EBT Discounts for 2022
  • Discounted Cell Phone & Internet Service
  • Free Museums and Admission with Ohio Direction Card

To get the complete list of all the discounts and freebies you can get with your Ohio Direction Card, continue reading below.

Ohio EBT Discounts (2022 Guide)

Ohio EBT Discounts & Freebies

Most Ohio EBT cardholders are not aware of the awesome benefits that come with their card. If you have a PA EBT Card, your card gets exclusive discounts and perks including discounted admission to museums, zoos, and art galleries, 50% discount on an Amazon Prime Membership and more.

In addition, your Ohio Direction Card also qualifies you for discounted or FREE cell phone and home internet plans. 

In this post, we are going to share the most exciting Ohio EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff available to you.

National EBT Card Discounts

Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States. These can all be redeemed with your Ohio EBT Card.

Amazon Prime EBT Discount for Ohio

If you have a Ohio EBT Direction Card, you can sign up and get over 50% OFF an Amazon Prime membership. The Amazon EBT Discount gives you 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.

In fact, Amazon was one of the first vendors approved for the USDA Online Purchasing Pilot. As a result, they were one of the first online retailers to accept EBT Cards online for delivery.

This means that a Prime membership allows you to order groceries online at Amazon with your EBT Card and get them delivered directly to your door!

Benefits of Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you are not sure if the Amazon Prime EBT Discount is worth it, here is a summary of the what you get with your Amazon Prime membership:

FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items

With Amazon Prime membership, you get fast, free shipping on over 50 million eligible items on Amazon.com. They have also rolled out a program recently that allows people who live in certain metropolitan areas to get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries.

Instantly Stream TV Shows and Movies

One of the most popular features is the instant streaming of TV Shows and Movies. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. You can stream all these on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices.

Other Benefits of Amazon Prime

  • Buy groceries online with your Ohio EBT Card through Amazon Fresh and Pantry for delivery 
  • Over two million songs. Thousands of playlists and stations (On-demand, ad-free music streaming)
  • Books, Magazines & More (Unlimited reading on any device)
  • Original audio series from Audible (Unlimited listening to original audio series)
  • Twitch Prime (Get free game content every month, exclusive discounts, plus loads more)
  • All your photos, together at last (Free unlimited photo storage)

To learn more about how you can save over 50% on your Amazon Prime Membership, read our guide on Amazon Prime Discount for Ohio EBT.

Use the following link to add your Ohio EBT Card to your Amazon account -> Register your SNAP EBT Card.

EBT Card Discounts in Ohio for 2022

Below is the complete list of Ohio EBT discounts and freebies that you can get with your Ohio Direction Card.

Lifeline Program

If you are currently receiving Ohio food stamp benefits or cash assistance, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost home or cell phone service.

The Federal Lifeline Program provides affordable phone service to families that have an income below a certain level. 

The discounted phone service program serves nearly 13 million Americans.

The Lifeline Program helps to lower the monthly cost of phone and internet service.

Eligible Lifeline participants will receive a $9.25 discount towards their monthly phone bill. 

Discounted Cell Phone Service for Ohio Direction EBT

Below is a list of cell phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in Ohio.

This means that you are eligible for discounted cell phone service through any of the providers listed below.

Currently, there are 10 companies that participate in the Lifeline Program and offer discounted cell phone service in Ohio.

Ohio Lifeline Discounted Cell Phone Service Providers
Phone Service Provider Phone Number Type of Service
Access Wireless 866-594-3644 Cell Phone Service
Assurance Wireless 888-898-4888 Cell Phone Service
Safelink Wireless 800-723-3546 Cell Phone Service
Q Link Wireless 855-754-6543 Cell Phone Service
Air Voice Wireless 877-247-7799 Cell Phone Service
Life Wireless 888-543-3620 Cell Phone Service
Boomerang Wireless 866-488-8719 Cell Phone Service
Tempo Telecom 877-822-8501 Cell Phone Service
American Broadband & Telecommunications 866-966-2628 Cell Phone Service
StandUP Wireless 800-544-4441 Cell Phone Service

Discounted Home Phone Service for Ohio EBT 

Below is a list of home landline phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in Ohio.

This means that you are eligible for discounted home landline phone service through any of the providers listed below.

Currently, there are 28 companies that participate in the Lifeline Program and offer discounted fixed landline phone service in Ohio.

Ohio Lifeline Discounted Home Landline Phone Service Providers
Phone Service Provider Phone Number Type of Service
Minford Telephone Company/Falcon1.net 740-820-2151 Landline Phone Service
The Nova Telephone Company 800-686-7826 Landline Phone Service
Sherwood Mutual Telephone Association 419-899-2121 Landline Phone Service
Ottoville Mutual Telephone Company 419-453-3324 Landline Phone Service
McClure Telephone Company 419-748-8008 Landline Phone Service
Telephone Service Company 419-739-2200 Landline Phone Service
Sycamore Telephone Company 419-927-6012 Landline Phone Service
Doylestown Telephone Company 330-658-2121 Landline Phone Service
Benton Ridge Telephone Company 419-859-2144 Landline Phone Service
Conneaut Telephone Company 440-593-7140 Landline Phone Service
The Arthur Telephone Company 419-393-2233 Landline Phone Service
Frontier Communications 800-921-8101 Landline Phone Service
The Chillicothe Telephone Company 740-772-8331 Landline Phone Service
Ayersville Telephone 800-362-2764 Landline Phone Service
The Champaign Telephone Company 937-653-4000 Landline Phone Service
TDS Telecom/Oakwood Telephone Company 888-225-5837 Landline Phone Service
Wabash Mutual Telephone Company 800-988-1618 Landline Phone Service
Cincinnati Bell Telephone 888-246-2355 Landline Phone Service
TDS Telecom/Arcadia Telephone Company 888-225-5837 Landline Phone Service
CenturyLink 800-244-1111 Landline Phone Service
TDS Telecom/Little Miami Communications 888-225-5837 Landline Phone Service
TDS Telecom/The Vanlue Telephone Company 888-225-5837 Landline Phone Service
The Middle Point Home Telephone Company 800-831-6099 Landline Phone Service
Consolidated Communications 844-968-7224 Landline Phone Service
Glandorf Telephone Company 419-538-6987 Landline Phone Service
TDS Telecom/Continental Telephone Company 888-225-5837 Landline Phone Service
Ridgeville Telephone Company 419-267-5185 Landline Phone Service
Windstream Communications 800-347-1991 Landline Phone Service

Discounted Internet Program with Ohio EBT

Discounted or Free Internet Service in Ohio

One of the most popular Ohio EBT Card discounts is free or discounted internet service.

The new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides low-income households with discounted or free internet

The program provides eligible households with a $30 discount on their internet service each month.

Plus, you could also get a one-time $100 discount on the purchase of an eligible laptop, desktop or tablet.

You can combine the $30 ACP internet credit with your Lifeline phone service to save even more on your monthly phone and internet bill.

Who participates in the ACP Internet Program in Ohio?

Currently, Ohio has 109 internet providers that participate in the Affordable Connectivity Program.

This list includes Access Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Comcast Xfinity, Century Link, Cox, Boost Mobile, and many more.

ACP Internet Providers in Ohio

Ohio EBT Cardholders can choose from 48 mobile wifi internet providers or 61 home fixed internet providers.

Below is a list of all the Ohio companies participating in the Affordable Connectivity Program and offering discounted internet with the Ohio Direction Card.

Ohio Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Internet Providers
Internet Provider Name Phone Number Type of Service
TOAST.net Internet Service 419-292-2200 Home Internet
The Benton Ridge Telephone Company 800-589-3837 Home Internet
Telephone Service Company 800-831-6099 Home Internet
Verizon Wireless 800-922-0204 Home Internet
Windspeed Broadband, LLC 800-282-4650 Home Internet
Point Broadband Fiber Holding, LLC 844-407-6468 Home Internet
Erie County Cablevision, Inc, 419-724-9800 Home Internet
Starry, Inc 888-231-9403 Home Internet
Massillon Cable TV, Inc. 330-833-4134 Home Internet
Culture Wireless 404-254-6236 Home Internet
W.A.T.C.H. TV Company 800-589-3837 Home Internet
Ayersville Telephone Company 419-395-2222 Home Internet
Armstrong Utilities Inc. 800-734-1146 Home Internet
MetaLINK Technologies, Inc. 888-999-8002 Home Internet
Maxsip Telecom Corporation 866-629-7471 Home Internet
Buckeye Cablevision, Inc. 419-724-9800 Home Internet
EARTHLINK, LLC 888-327-8454 Home Internet
Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc. 740-947-2409 Home Internet
Consolidated Fiber, Inc. 800-421-5863 Home Internet
Cogeco US Finance, LLC d/b/a Breezeline 888-536-9600 Home Internet
Medina Fiber 330-366-2008 Home Internet
Middle Point Home Telephone Company 800-831-6099 Home Internet
Suddenlink 866-200-7610 Home Internet
RAA Data Services, Inc. 330-271-9693 Home Internet
Wabash Communications 419-942-1111 Home Internet
The Chillicothe Telephone Company 866-436-7163 Home Internet
Zito West Holding, LLC 800-365-6988 Home Internet
Mediacom LLC 855-330-6918 Home Internet
PCs for People 651-354-2552 Home Internet
TDS Telecommunications Corporation 888-225-5837 Home Internet
Viasat 855-463-9333 Home Internet
APEX 502-966-3848 Home Internet
Comcast Cable Communications, LLC 800-934-6489 Home Internet
Lingo 866-405-4646 Home Internet
Midwest Energy Cooperative 800-492-5989 Home Internet
SWA Connect, LLC 866-350-0222 Home Internet
CenturyLink or Quantum Fiber 866-642-0444 Home Internet
DigitalC 216-777-3859 Home Internet
Cox Communication 866-439-1289 Home Internet
Amplex Internet 419-837-5015 Home Internet
altafiber 866-565-2210 Home Internet
Mercury Broadband 800-354-4915 Home Internet
TM Telecomm Corp 305-471-8467 Home Internet
Nelsonville TV Cable Inc. 740-753-2686 Home Internet
AT&T 866-986-0963 Home Internet
GreatWave Communications 440-593-7140 Home Internet
Cricket Wireless 844-246-8364 Home Internet
Crystal Broadband Networks, Inc. 877-319-0328 Home Internet
Hughes Network Systems, LLC 844-737-2700 Home Internet
Cathect Communications, Inc 866-961-9941 Home Internet
Foundation for California Community Colleges 866-325-3222 Home Internet
IgLou Internet Services 502-966-3848 Home Internet
Clear Wireless, LLC 888-341-3471 Home Internet
Frontier Communications Corporation 877-847-6091 Home Internet
Armstrong Telecommunications, Inc. 800-734-1146 Home Internet
Belmont County Gig and Logan County Gig, Ohio Gig Holdings 513-375-9993 Home Internet
Windstream Communications, LLC 866-445-8084 Home Internet
Spectrum (Charter Communications Operating, LLC) 866-980-3107 Home Internet
Wabash 419-942-1111 Home Internet
MetroNet 877-407-3224 Home Internet
WOW! Internet Cable and Phone 888-530-2711 Home Internet
Bascom Mutual Telephone Company 419-937-2222 Home Internet
Imagine Networks 877-677-0001 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Gen Mobile, Inc 833-528-1380 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
human-I-T 888-268-3921 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Excess Telecom, Inc. 800-615-0898 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Comcast Cable Communications, LLC 800-934-6489 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
American Assistance and Your Call Wireless 877-266-7212 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
NewPhone Wireless, LLC 855-204-3667 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
PCs for People 651-354-2552 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Clear Wireless, LLC 888-341-3471 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Cintex Wireless, LLC 800-931-0141 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
AirVoice Wireless, LLC 877-247-7799 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Ztar Mobile, Inc 800-416-3003 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Boftech 248-905-1907 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
SurgePhone Wireless LLC 855-578-2677 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Tone Communication Services LLC 800-515-8182 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Life Wireless 888-543-3620 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Sano Health LLC 855-533-7266 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Straight Talk, Total Wireless, Simple Mobile, Walmart Family Mobile, TracFone, Net10, Page Plus & Go Smart 833-333-9227 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Sage Telecom Communications, LLC 800-430-0443 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Boost Mobile 866-402-7366 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Easy Wireless 877-476-3451 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Infiniti Mobile 214-323-8000 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Dailytel Inc. 883-999-0427 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Assurance Wireless 800-937-8997 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Boomerang Wireless, LLC 866-488-8719 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
H2O Wireless 888-543-3620 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Access Wireless 866-594-3644 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Tempo Telecom, Inc. 833-998-3676 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Verizon Wireless 800-922-0204 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Hello Mobile Telecom LLC 888-854-3556 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Cricket Wireless 844-246-8364 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
AT&T Mobility LLC 866-986-0963 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Culture Wireless 404-254-6236 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
UVNV, Inc. 888-777-0446 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Red Pocket, Inc 888-993-3888 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
IDT Domestic Telecom, Inc. 800-689-0617 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Selectel Wireless 877-218-5744 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Global Connection Inc. of America 800-544-4441 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
AT&T 866-986-0963 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Torch Wireless 877-998-6674 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
North American Local, LLC 888-247-3903 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Q Link Wireless LLC 855-754-6543 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Consolidated Communications, Inc. 844-968-7224 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
US Connect 877-732-7987 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
SafetyNet Wireless 888-224-3213 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Go Technology Management, LLC 877-223-1978 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
TM Telecomm Corp 305-471-8467 Mobile Internet (WIFI)
Metro by T-Mobile 800-937-8997 Mobile Internet (WIFI)

To learn more and find out how to apply, read our complete guide on how to get Discounted or Free Internet on Food Stamps in Ohio.

Free Ohio State Park Admission

Great Parks of Hamilton County is now offering free admission with your Ohio EBT Card on any Free Entry Day.

To access free admission with Ohio EBT, visit a Great Parks Visitor Center on any of the following Free Entry Days:

  • July 17 – Great Parks Birthday
  • September 28/29 – Great Outdoors Weekend & National Public Lands Day
  • November 29 – Opt Outside (Glenwood Gardens, Sharon Woods, Winton Woods only)

You will be asked to show your Ohio Direction Card to receive your free annual Motor Vehicle Permit.

Free and discounted admission with Ohio Direction EBT Card

Discounted and FREE Admission in Ohio

As mentioned earlier, your Ohio Direction Card grants you discounted or FREE access to over 60 family-friendly destinations in Ohio.

Eligible locations include zoos, aquariums, museums, art galleries, botanical gardens and more.

To help, we’ve compiled a list of all the locations that offer discounted or free admission with your Ohio EBT Card.

To get the complete list, continue reading below.

Ohio Museums with Free and Discounted Admission

Below is the complete list of all the museums in Ohio offering discounted or free admission to Ohio EBT Cardholders.

The locations listed below offer admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 for individuals who have an Ohio Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a valid photo ID.

To receive discounted admission, present your Ohio Direction Card and a valid ID to gain access to any of the 60+ locations in Ohio.

Before you visit, please call the museum to confirm their discounted rate for Ohio Direction EBT Cardholders (whether it’s free admission or $3).

Here is the list of participating museums in Ohio:

Akron Art Museum

1 S High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Phone: (330) 376-9186

Website: akronartmuseum.org

 

American Sign Museum

1330 Monmouth Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45225

Phone: (513) 541-6366

Website: americansignmuseum.org

 

Ashland County Historical Society

420 Center Street
Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: (419) 289-3111

Website: ashlandhistory.org

 

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

2600 Deweese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio 45414

Phone: (937) 275-7431

Website: boonshoftmuseum.org

 

Canton Museum of Art

1001 Market Ave N
Canton, Ohio 44702

Phone: (330) 453-7666

Website: cantonart.org

 

Cincinnati History Museum

1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203

Phone: (513) 287-7000

Website: cincymuseum.org

 

Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science

1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203

Phone: (513) 287-7000

Website: cincymuseum.org

 

Cleveland History Center

10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Phone: (216) 721-5722

Website: wrhs.org

 

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Phone: (216) 231-4600

Website: cmnh.org

 

Columbus Museum of Art

480 E Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 221-6801

Website: columbusmuseum.org

 

COSI – Center of Science and Industry

333 W Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 228-2674

Website: cosi.org

 

Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N
Dayton, Ohio 45405

Phone: (937) 223-4278

Website: daytonartinstitute.org

 

Dayton International Peace Museum

10 N Ludlow Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone: (937) 227-3223

 

Fort Laurens Museum

11067 Fort Laurens Road NW
Bolivar, Ohio 44612

Phone: (330) 874-2059

Website: fortlaurens.org

 

Fort Meigs Historic Site

29100 W River Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Phone: (419) 874-4121

Website: fortmeigs.org

 

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Westcott House

85 S Greenmount Avenue
Springfield, Ohio 45505

Website: westcotthouse.org

 

Georgian Museum

105 E Wheeling Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Phone: (740) 654-9923

Website: thegeorgianmuseum.org

 

Hale Farm & Village

2686 Oak Hill Road
Bath, Ohio 44210

Phone: (330) 666-3711

Website: wrhs.org

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

2950 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

Phone: (513) 751-0651

Website: stowehousecincy.org

 

Historic Zoar Village

198 Main Street
Zoar, Ohio 44697

Phone: (330) 874-3211

Website: historiczoarvillage.com

 

Hower House

60 Fir Hill
Akron, Ohio 44304

Phone: (330) 972-6909

Website: howerhouse.org

 

The Institute for Human Science and Culture

73 S College Street
Akron, Ohio 44325

Phone: (330) 972-7285

Website: uakron.edu

 

Kent State University Museum

515 Hilltop Drive
Kent, Ohio 44240

Phone: (330) 672-3450

Website: kent.edu

 

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

2929 Richmond Road
Beachwood, Ohio 44122

Phone: (216) 593-0575

Website: maltzmuseum.org

 

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

125 Meigs Street
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

Phone: (419) 624-0274

Website: sanduskymaritime.org

 

Massillon Museum

121 Lincoln Way E
Massillon, Ohio 44646

Phone: (330) 833-4061

Website: massillonmuseum.org

 

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

800 Mc Kinley Monument Drive NW
Canton, Ohio 44708

Phone: (330) 455-7043

Website: mckinleymuseum.org

 

Medici Museum of Art

9350 E Market Street
Warren, Ohio 44484

Phone: (330) 856-2120

Website: medicimuseum.art

 

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center

1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203

Phone: (513) 487-3055

Website: holocaustandhumanity.org

 

National Museum of Psychology

73 S College Street
Akron, Ohio 44325

Phone: (330) 972-7285

Website: uakron.edu

 

National Packard Museum

1899 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 394-1899

Website: packardmuseum.org

 

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

300 W Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (888) 987-6866

Website: nationalvmm.org

 

Ohio History Center & Ohio Village

800 E 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

Phone: (614) 297-2300

Website: ohiohistory.org

 

Reds Hall of Fame & Museum

100 Joe Nuxhall Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Phone: (513) 765-7923

Website: mlb.com

 

Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum

325 E Iron Avenue
Dover, Ohio 44622

Phone: (330) 343-7040

Website: doverhistory.org

 

The Shaker Historical Society and Museum

16740 South Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120

Phone: (216) 921-1201

Website: shakerhistoricalsociety.org

 

Sherman House Museum

137 E Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Phone: (740) 687-5891

Website: shermanhouse.org

 

Spring Hill Historic Home & Underground Railroad Site

1401 Springhill Lane NE
Massillon, Ohio 44646

Phone: (330) 833-6749

Website: springhillhistorichome.org

 

Springfield Museum of Art

107 Cliff Park Road
Springfield, Ohio 45504

Phone: (937) 325-4673

Website: springfieldart.net

 

The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio

S Broadway Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: (330) 535-1120

Website: summithistory.org

 

Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Phone: (513) 241-0343

Website: taftmuseum.org

 

Trumbull County Historical Society

328 Mahoning Avenue NW
Warren, Ohio 44483

Phone: (330) 394-4653

Website: trumbullcountyhistory.org

 

Wexner Center for the Arts

1871 N High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Phone: (614) 292-3535

Website: wexarts.org

 

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology

55 S 1st Street
Newark, Ohio 43055

Phone: (740) 349-9277

Website: attheworks.org

 

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor

151 W Wood Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503

Phone: (330) 941-1314

Website: ohiohistory.org

 

Free or Discounted Children’s Museums in Ohio

Below is a list of all the children’s museums in Ohio that offer free or discounted admission to eligible households.

There are currently 9 children’s museums that offer an Ohio EBT Discount.

AHA! A Hands-On Adventure, A Children’s Museum

1708 River Valley Cir S
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Phone: (740) 653-1010

Website: aha4kids.org

 

Akron Children’s Museum

216 S Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Phone: (330) 396-6103

Website: akronkids.org

 

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

2600 Deweese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio 45414

Phone: (937) 275-7431

Website: boonshoftmuseum.org

 

Children’s Museum of Findlay

1800 Tiffin Ave #201
Findlay, Ohio 45840

Phone: (567) 250-9616

Website: cmfindlay.com

 

Cincinnati Children’s Museum

1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203

Phone: (513) 287-7000

Website: cincymuseum.org

 

COSI – Center of Science and Industry

333 W Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 228-2674

Website: cosi.org

 

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum

44 W 4th Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone: (419) 522-2332

Website: littlebuckeye.org

 

Science & Play Intersect (SPI)

400 S Main Street
Mt Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone: (740) 501-7616

Website: spi-mountvernon.org

 

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology

55 S 1st Street
Newark, Ohio 43055

Phone: (740) 349-9277

Website: attheworks.org

For more information on the museums offering free or discounted admission in Ohio, including directions and website, read our complete guide on Free Admission with EBT Card in Ohio.

Discounted Zoo Admission with Ohio EBT

There are several zoos in Ohio that offer discounted admission to Ohio EBT Direction Cardholders.

Before you visit, please call the zoo directly to confirm their discounted rate with your Ohio Direction Card.

The following locations offer a discount with your Ohio EBT Card:

Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo is offering discounted admission and membership to Ohio EBT benefit recipients.

Discounts range from free to $3.00 per person.

For more information, please contact the Akron Zoo directly.

Address: 500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44307

Phone Number: (330) 375-2550

 

Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo offers a yearly Family Access Membership to eligible Ohio families at the discounted price of $45 per year.

Address: 4850 W Powell Road, Powell, Ohio 43065

Phone Number: (614) 645-3400

For more information about the Columbia Zoo discount for Ohio Direction Cardholders, visit their website here.

 

Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo is offering discounted tickets and season passes to Ohio food stamps recipients.

The Zoo Access for All program encourages families and individuals of all backgrounds to visit the zoo and build lifelong memories.

Discounted tickets range from $6 per adult and $3 per child or senior.

Address: 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Phone Number: (513) 281-4700

For more information about the Cincinnati Zoo discount for Ohio Direction Cardholders, visit their website.

 

Free Botanical Garden Discount in Ohio

If you are interested in visiting a botanical garden, there are multiple locations that offer free or discounted admission in Ohio.
The following locations offer admission ranging from FREE to $3 per person with your Ohio EBT Card.

Cincinnati Botanical Garden

3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Phone: (513) 281-4700

Cleveland Botanical Garden

11030 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Phone: (216) 721-1600

Website: cbgarden.org

The Dawes Arboretum

7770 Jacksontown Road
Newark, Ohio 43056

Phone: (740) 323-2355

Website: dawesarb.org

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203

Phone: (614) 715-8000

Website: fpconservatory.org

Hartman Rock Garden

1905 Russell Avenue
Springfield, Ohio 45506

Website: hartmanrocks.org

Holden Arboretum

9550 Sperry Road
Kirtland, Ohio 44094

Phone: (440) 946-4400

Website: holdenfg.org

Kingwood Center Gardens

50 Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Phone: (419) 522-0211

Website: kingwoodcenter.org

 

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

714 N Portage Path
Akron, Ohio 44303
Phone: (330) 836-5533

Website: stanhywet.org

 

Discounted Aquarium Admission in Ohio

If you are looking for an aquarium in Ohio that offers free or discounted admission with your Ohio EBT Card, then you are in luck!
The Columbus Aquarium in Powell provides an exclusive Ohio EBT Discount to Direction Cardholders.
The Family Access Membership is available to eligible Ohio families at the discounted price of $45 per year.

Benefits of the Family Access Membership include:

  • FREE admission for 12 months
  • FREE parking and digital magazine, the Beastly Banner
  • 10% discount in Columbus Zoo and Aquarium gift shops
  • Discounts at Safari Golf Club, Educational Classes, and Camp Offerings
  • Discounts on Zoombezi Bay single-day tickets and season passes (excluding Gold members)
  • Discounted add-on rates for The Wilds memberships
  • 50% discount on Open-Air Safari Tours at The Wilds
  • Access to member-only events

Families eligible for the discounted aquarium membership must be receiving food stamps (SNAP), cash assistance (TANF), WIC or Medicaid benefits.

For more information about the Columbia Zoo discount for Ohio Direction Cardholders, call them at 614-645-3400 or visit their website.

Ohio EBT Discounts Summary

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