Tulsa Botanic Garden Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families

Museums for All to increase accessibility of high-quality museum learning resources

Tulsa Botanic Garden has joined 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), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program at the Botanic Garden goes into effect immediately.

The program supports qualified guests visiting Tulsa Botanic Garden for a discounted admission fee of $1 per person for ages 13+, up to four people, with the presentation of a SNAP or WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Children 12 years and younger visiting with the adults are free. The program is available daily during all normal operating hours and has no limits to frequency of use.

Due to the Garden’s current process of requiring advance tickets, cardholders should call the Garden at 918-289-0330 to get advance tickets issued for their preferred date and time to visit.

Similar free and reduced admission is available to eligible members of the public at more than 500 museums across the country. Museums for All is part of Tulsa Botanic Garden’s broad commitment to seek, include, and welcome all audiences.

Museums for All helps expand access to museums and also raise public awareness about how museums in the U.S. are reaching their entire communities. More than 500 institutions participate in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located nationwide, representing 48 states.

About Tulsa Botanic Garden: Tulsa Botanic Garden encompasses 170-acres including a 2-acre Children’s Discovery Garden, 3-acre A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces, and 1.5 mile nature trail, as well as large, open lawn areas. Currently the Garden is open 7 days/week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with advance ticket purchase required via website: tulsabotanic.org or by phone at 918-289-0330. Tulsa Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Follow @TulsaBotanic on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS): The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. For more, visit www.imls.gov.

About Association of Children’s Museums (ACM): The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) champions children’s museums worldwide. With more than 400 members in 48 states and 20 countries, ACM leverages the collective knowledge of children’s museums through convening, sharing, and dissemination. Learn more at www.childrensmuseums.org.

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