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"Museums for All" Discounted Admission for EBT / SNAP Cardholders

EBT LogoFamilies receiving electronic benefits from government programs: CalFresh, formerly known as Food Stamps and federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), WIC families and others need only show their ID and EBT card for $2 per person admission (effective September 1, 2018). No charge for children under 12 months. You are welcome here!

Agency Passes

EBT LogoDozens of community partners hold organizational passes and their clients can visit Habitot for FREE. See current partner list.

FREE Passes through Libraries

Discover & Go Logo Habitot participates in the Discover & Go Program providing discount family admission passes in selected communities.

In addition, libraries in local low-income neighborhoods may hold a permanent Habitot pass in their collections which can be checked out with a library card. Check list of participating libraries here.

Subsidized Memberships

Low-income families are eligible to apply for free or discounted annual family memberships.

Habitot - Your Gifts At Work Logo Qualifying documents include SSI forms, WIC, Food Stamps, income tax statements, enrollment in Head Start schools, homeless shelter residence, teen parent status and hospital/pediatrician/therapist/court referrals.

The memberships provide unlimited FREE admissions for parents and children living in the same household for one year from the date of award. Photo ID may be requested at the front desk on your visit.

The application form is available at Habitot's Front Desk or can be downloaded here Application Form (PDF) or Solicitud en español (PDF) or Renovar su membresía (PDF).

For more information, contact our Family Outreach Coordinator at (510) 647-1111 x15 or

Subsidized memberships are funded by grants from private foundations and donations from individuals. To support this program, please contact or make a gift here.

FREE Admission Days

Discover & Go Logo Check our calendar listing to see a list of upcoming FREE admission days sponsored by local businesses. FREE Admission Days.

FREE and Discounted Group Visits

Discover & Go LogoChildren and families visiting on Head Start and state-supported preschool field trip groups, as well as group visits arranged through a large number of agencies ,are free or discounted for low-income families. Contact our Family Outreach Coordinator to schedule a group visit at (510) 647-1111 x15 or


Thanks to Our Sponsors

Low-income access in 2013-15 is supported, in part, by Salesforce.

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