- The list below includes 17 free or cheap things to do in or near Albert Lea, Minnesota, including 35 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Arts Centers and National & State Parks.
- From Myre Big Island State Park to Albert Lea Aquatic Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Albert Lea and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Austin.
Get a close look at birds and wildlife in their natural habitat at Myre Island Big State Park. With a lush forest and wetlands, this beautiful park further offers walking trails and borders Albert Lea Lake.
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Northbridge Mall, 2510 Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea, MN 56007 MoreLess Info
Located inside the Northbridge Mall, Mall Cinema 7 Theater shows the latest flicks with digital sound technology. On Tuesday, it has a special deal for tickets for $5 and free beverages with the purchase of popcorn.
Seven screens show current box office releases at Northbridge Mall 7 Theatre. Theatre amenities include digital sound, 3D showings and four-day advance ticket sales. Auditorium rentals and private group showings are offered.
Organizing daily activities, Albert Lea Senior Center offers fitness, social, and entertainment programs for seniors in the community. The center has a lounge filled with puzzles, snacks, books, and computers.
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Five miles South of Oakland, County Rd. 34, Austin, MN MoreLess Info
Featuring over 700 model tractors, planes, cars, and other vehicles and miniatures, Greibroks Mini History Farm offers displays of farm and fair life in miniature throughout a large farmhouse. The miniatures are arranged in displays and dioramas depicting historic scenes.
Also known as the SPAM Musuem, Hormel Foods First Century Museum provides a guided tour and free SPAM samples. The museum houses a SPAM wall, a small theater and other exhibits discussing the history and facts of SPAM.
Mower County Historical Society includes 17 buildings and over 26,000 items that chronicle the history of the county. There are regular tours including group tours by reservation, and they hold many special events throughout the year.