- The list below includes 12 free or cheap things to do in or near Baker City, Oregon, including 14 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Movie Theaters, Mountain Biking and Bowling.
- From Chinese Cemetery to National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Baker City.
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Boasting of a permanent exhibit that lets you relive the hardships of the Oregon Trail through a mixture of video presentations and sound effects—this is what the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center has to offer, plus a couple of digital and a flagstaff gallery.
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Housed in a sprawling 33,000 square foot 1920s building, the Baker Heritage Museum showcases the best of the region's history. What you will here are galleries on wildlife, Chinese culture, early Baker city life, agriculture, ranching and mining.
Want to ride a wood burning steam engine train? Then board the Sumpter Valley Railway and be swept back into Oregon's historic mining past. Ride into the center of gold country and be amazed with the old Sumpter mining town.
The Leo Adler House Museum was once owned by the eponymous Baker city's philanthropist. This building was his house for more than nine decades before he donated it to the city along with his fortune. You will find here the original family's light fixtures, artwork and furniture.
Once the traveling ground of American pioneers, Oregon Trail Interpretive Center offers a self-guided tour of historic trails to hike through. The center has exhibits with artifacts from this era, including a covered wagon.
The friendly and accommodating staff of Baker City Brewing company offers considerable beer selection in both quantity and quality. The brewing room has a gleaming stainless shiny floors, while the tasting room is encased with elegant wood built-ins and a matching bar with comfortable seating.
The Eltrym Historic Theatre is an old-style movie theater with a long history. It shows a variety of films, and features one large theater and two small ones. It serves a variety of concessions, and maintains a distinctive, quirky atmosphere.