- The list below includes 27 free or cheap things to do in or near Bangor, Maine, including 59 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Aviation Museums, Specialty Museums and Parks.
- From Mount Hope Garden Cemetery to Cascade Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bangor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ellsworth, Searsport and Orono.
The Wilson Museum features exhibits to help people understand the growth of man's ability to make tools from the Paleolithic times to the Native Americans. Visitors see rocks, shells, ship models, reconstructed 1905 kitchen, and a Victorian Parlor.
Wolves, bears, alligators, white tigers, owls and vultures – these are some of the animals which find their home at the Acadia Zoo-Kisma Preserve. It is also a center where abandoned domestic animals or other wild animals can find their home.
The Abbe Museum was first opened to the public in 1928. The history and culture of the Native Americans in the Maine region are the focus of the collections within the museum and is actually spread over two locations in Bar Harbor.
Visitors can enjoy 20 minute brewery tours followed by 15 minute tastings with Atlantic Brewing Company. The brewery also houses Mainly Meat BBQ which features 12 draft lines and 2 of the lines are sodas for those under 21.