The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is an active participant in Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM). EBT card holders can visit both museum locations for $3 per person.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s true! As a benefit of your EBT card, you can visit both TCMU locations as often as you’d like for $3 admission per person. Just show your EBT card at admissions to receive the discount for family members in your household.

Museums for All reduces the cost of admission to $3 per person for members in your household. For example, if your family of three is visiting, your total cost of admission would be $9. As a reminder, at TCMU-Greenville, children under 1 are admitted for free and at TCMU-Spartanburg, children under 6 months are admitted for free. 

Museums for All benefits may not be used for school or group visits. You may receive your discounted admission for adults and/or children, for all family members.

  • Valid state issued ID
  • Your EBT card

Eligible guests may bring additional family members in their same household. Children and adults both qualify.

No. This benefit does not apply to school or group visits. The program is designed for families, for a total of up to four family members.

As many times as you’d like! There are no restrictions on the number of times your family can visit the museum.

Yes, all participants must show a valid state-issued ID and EBT card to redeem.

Museums for All is accessible at both museum locations in Greenville and in Spartanburg. Admission is $3 per person at each location, for all family members.

If you choose to visit both locations in one day, you will need to pay Museums for All admission at each location. For example, it you visit TCMU-Greenville in the morning, and then TCMU-Spartanburg in the afternoon, you will need to pay $3 per person at each museum.

The Museums for All program reduces the price of admission only at both museum locations. It does not include special events, nor does it cover the price of parking. Museums for All cannot be applied to museum memberships.

No, we require guests to present their EBT card at admissions along with a matching state-issued photo ID. If your photo ID does not match the name printed on your EBT card you will not be able to redeem Museums for All pricing.

We require guests to present their EBT card along with a photo ID. If you do not have your card or ID with you when you arrive, you will not be able to redeem Museums for All pricing.

Museums for All benefits are only available for families who receive EBT benefits.

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