- The list below includes 75 free or cheap things to do in or near Bennington, Vermont, including 90 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Bennington Battle Monument to Bennington Arts Guild Gallery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bennington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like North Adams, Williamstown, Manchester and Arlington.
Site of the first American victory in the Revolutionary War, Bennington Battle Monument is over 300 feet tall. Visitors who take the elevator to the top can see three different states from the observation deck.
The Bennington Arts Guild Gallery is devoted to showcasing the work of local artists in a cooperative atmosphere. The gallery hosts various receptions, showcases, and themed shows, as well as special events.
Specializing in artwork made out of recycled material, Cake Artisan Gallery has a variety of paintings, sculptures, and pottery for visitors to enjoy. The gallery has a gift shop where visitors can purchase prints and accessories.
Bennington Lanes is a bowling alley offers ten-pin bowling on 18 lanes. The bowling alley serves food and beverages, serves beer, holds bowling leagues for adults, and even offers party package options for birthday parties.
Founded in 1852, the Bennington Museum preserves the heritage of southern Vermont and its neighboring regions. Here patrons can view collections of fine artwork, artifacts, sculptures and many other items, and there is a gift shop to commemorate the experience.
The Covered Bridge Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of covered bridges. This museum is the only of its kind in the world and includes exhibits on the construction, engineering, and creators of different covered bridges.
The Bennington Center For the Arts is an art gallery that is home to permanent collections of Native American artifacts, wildlife and nature pieces, and artwork by Eric Sloane. The center also has a variety of wind sculptures.