- The list below includes 659 free or cheap things to do in or near Arlington, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Children's Play Area, Movie Theaters and Art Gallery.
- From Robbins Farm Park to Menotomy Rocks Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Arlington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
Mosaic Oasis Studio & Supply Boston MoreLess Info
In the “taster” class, students learn techniques, styles, and tips for creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind mosaics
Hosting tennis lessons for all ages, Sun Valley Swim & Tennis Club offers its members tennis courts and a swimming pool. The pool hosts the Sun Valley Sharks swim team, which is made up of children aged 5 to 16.
As an aquatics center, Tufts Pool - Medford Community Pool offers visitors a shallow wading pool in addition to a normal depth pool. Visitors can swim in the pool during open swim hours, or enroll their children in swim lessons.
Mt. Auburn Cemetery was established in 1831 as the country's first garden cemetery and its grounds still contain a varied rolling landscape full of numerous hills, woodlands and ponds. The Cemetery is also a horticultural site with more than 700 species of trees and shrubs planted here.
Columbus Park is a large recreational park that features four baseball fields, a full-length basketball court, and two playgrounds behind the nearby school. There are a lot of benches to sit down that are scattered throughout the park.
A small, multi-use park spanning just under an acre, Albion Park features a playground for kids with a variety of equipment, including jungle gyms, swings, and slides. The playground also features a splash play area.
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105 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
The preserved home of Henry Longfellow, Longfellow House Washington Headquarters National Historic Site offers visitors the chance to learn more about the life of the literary genius. View and analyze the 19th century poet's work and walk the home where the incredible creations happened.
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191 Highland Ave, Ste 1A, Somerville, MA 02143 MoreLess Info
Center for Arts at the Armory is a performing arts center residing in the historic Armory building. The center hosts performances from a wide variety of genres, from comedy to theater. The center also maintains a small cafe.
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26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Established in 1998, the Harvard Museum of Natural History features a range of specimens from the collection of Harvard's three natural history research museums. The exhibits include the realistic flame-worked Glass Flowers, fossils and skeletons of dinosaurs and other mammals, minerals and more.