- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Belleville, Illinois, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center, History Museums and Parks.
- From Belleville Parks & Rec to Stookey Township Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Belleville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Louis, Edwardsville, Collinsville and Fenton.
Preserved by a non-profit foundation, Old St. Ferdinand Shrine is a historic shrine built by early French settlers to the region. The foundation hosts community events like pancake breakfasts, festivals, house tours, and concerts at the building.
The Jacoby Arts Center is a non-profit venue that seeks to promote and display the arts to the local community. Events at the center include live music performances, local artists' exhibits, and community classes, among many others.
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1 Taille De Noyer, Florissant, MO 63031 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and increasing awareness of local history and culture, the Florissant Valley Historical Society maintains the Taille de Noyer house and museum. The society sponsors a variety of events year-round.
Those wishing to see where the dark ages got their name from can visit the Historic Museum of Torture Devices, where they will see the Chinese death cages, thumbscrews, Vlad's impaling pole, and many other torture devices.
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301 E. Broadway, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
At Mineral Springs Paranormal Research Center, visitors can take a walking tour of the most famous haunted buildings in the town. The center also has a museum of torture devices that feature headcages, thumbscrews, and other contraptions.
Alton Hauntings Tours provides tours of the history and hauntings of the city Alton. Visitors will discover folklore, ghostly tales and documented haunted spots -- along with the history of death, war, murder and strange deeds that plagued the region.