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Colorado Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients enjoy deeply discounted admission to Denver area museums and cultural centers just by showing their EBT card at the ticket counter!

What do I need to know about the program?

Colorado SNAP recipients receive $1 general admission, up to 10 people, to many different Denver area museums and cultural centers. 

Please note that the discount is good only for general admission. Your EBT card cannot be used to purchase admission tickets, at gift shops, or at cafés/restaurants. Tickets for special exhibits must be purchased separately and cannot be purchased with EBT card.

The discounted admission offer may not be valid on event days. Be sure to check website of each museum/cultural center for special event days before you head out!

What is the discount?

In most cases, the discounted admission is an incredible $1 per person, up to 10 people! Other discounts and limitations will be noted in the section "What locations are offering the discount?"

How do I access the discount?

All you need to do to receive discounted admission is show your EBT card at the ticket counter!

If you'd like to apply for food assistance and receive an EBT cart, head to our Food Assistance page for step by step instructions for applying.

What locations are offering the discount?

Current partners offering $1 admission include:

Clyfford Still Museum

Butterfly Pavilion (discount is $2 per person)

Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (Reservations required for guaranteed entry. Those without a reservation will be admitted as space allows.)

Denver Art Museum

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street and Chatfield Farms*

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Denver Zoo (discount only available August 1 - April 30)

History Colorado Center

Wings Over the Rockies

*Admission is $1 per car at Chatfield Farms

Participating locations are subject to change without notice. We encourage you to contact the museum or cultural center you plan to visit before heading out.



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Sign up for benefits online at Colorado PEAK or call us at 720-944-4DHS (4347). Together, we've got this.

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