- The list below includes 129 free or cheap things to do in or near Ashfield, Massachusetts, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like Waterfalls, Art Gallery, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- From Chapel Brook to Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ashfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Amherst, Holyoke, North Adams and Northampton.
Located within Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, MCLA Gallery 51 displays a variety of artwork, from sculpture to paintings. On average, the gallery hosts 10 different exhibits a year, with the gallery operated by students.
The 19th century MASS MoCA is a restored factory campus that covers 13 acres and hosts a number of ever-changing, dynamic art exhibitions. Unique for it's upside-down trees display situated along the outdoor corridor, the galleries also offer screenplay cinema.
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Mass Museum of Contemporary Art is a large museum that rotates a number of exhibitions featuring sculptures, paintings, and other mediums. Besides installations it also hosts events such as concerts and film festivals.
A 2500 square foot space dedicated to showcasing the works of contemporary artists, Independent Arts Projects hosts works by artists who are established in their careers. The gallery also hosts frequent lectures by artists and special events.
With a peak of 632 ft., the Little Tom Mountain is situated in the Connecticut River Valley within 2,500 acres of conservation land. A 5 mile round trip trail provides access to a scenic view overlooking the river valley.
Featuring 30 wooden lanes, Greylock Bowl & Golf offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and a pro shop. The facility also provides golf simulators, pool tables and dart boards along with a bar and grill.
The 15-barrel microbrewery known as Wandering Star Craft Brewery is a production brewery with a comfortable and relaxed tasting room. Guests can also tour the facility to see the brewing process in person.