Museums for All Admissions Program
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is committed to providing experiences that connect and engage our guests to wildlife. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to come nose-to-snout with amazing animals and learn about our natural world. We seek to be inclusive to all members of our community, regardless of economic status or other limiting factors. The Living Desert is dedicated to providing accessibility to low-income children and families.
The Living Desert is proud to have two programs designed to make sure everyone can experience the best museums and cultural attractions, at a low, affordable price.
Zoo Admission: To broaden access to everyone, The Living Desert is offering a special, reduced rate to SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders. Cardholders can simply show valid, SNAP/EBT card and valid form of photo ID at the ticket counter to receive a special zoo admission price of $3.00 per person, for up to 4 people. EBT cardholder must be present at the time of purchase to receive the discount.
Museums for All pricing is available to all SNAP EBT cardholders during regular zoo hours, excluding all special event days, special events, and evening hours.
Educational Programs: Participants can register for any educational program during the 2022-2023 season at 10% of the listed price. The SNAP or EBT card holder must be present at check-in with their card and a valid form of photo ID to recieve the discount. Please see the details below to register.
*The P-EBT card is not valid for these promotions.
Zoo Admission Details
Admission with a valid, non-expired, signed SNAP EBT card and valid photo ID is $3.00 per person for up to 4 people per card. The SNAP EBT card cannot be used for payment. Admission can be paid with cash, debit cards or credit card.
SNAP EBT cards can only be used once per day for up to 4 general admission tickets during normal operating hours and tickets will only be valid on date of purchase. This special pricing cannot be combined with other discounts or offers or applied to advance or pre-purchased tickets. Admission is not transferrable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other products or services.
Cardholders are only eligible for the special admission price, all rides, attractions and special exhibits that require a separate fee will be available at full price.
The P-EBT card is not valid for the Museums for All promotion.
Educational Program Details
In an expansion of our Museums for All reduced admissions pricing, The Living Desert is offering a special, reduced rate for educational programs to SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer cardholders. Thanks to a donor, participants can register for these featured camps and family programs during the 2022-2023 season at 10% of the listed price. The SNAP or EBT card holder must be present at check-in with their card and a valid form of photo ID to recieve the discount
The P-EBT card is not valid for this promotion.