- The list below includes 176 free or cheap things to do in or near Brunswick, Maine, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Dog Park.
- From Bowdoin College to Thomas Point Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Brunswick and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Bath and Boothbay Harbor.
The Perry MacMillian Artic Museum and Art Studies Center is located within Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College Campus. The museum started after receiving 9,000 images and objects from the private collection of Donald B. MacMillian, an artic explorer starting in 1916.
Showcasing the Brunswick area, the Pejepscot Museum features rotating exhibits on a variety of local history from a 50,000-piece inventory of photographs and artifacts. The museum is open year round and is adjacent to the Skolfield-Whittier House.
The bowling alley, Yankee Lanes of Brunswick, is a 32-lane facility that features automatic scoring, a restaurant, and competitive bowling leagues for people of all ages. The alley is available for birthday parties.
Regal Brunswick 10 is a movie theater that features Dolby ATMOS technology, RealD 3D showings, IMAX movie screenings, and concessions. The theater is available for church events, birthday parties, or corporate events.
Seaspray Kayaking Rentals & Tours has multiple locations around mid-coastal Maine. All offer kayak and related equipment rentals, as well as either self- or professionally-guided kayaking tours. Visitors will see wildlife and scenic coastal views.
The Joshua L. Chamberlain museum is located in the restored home of the Gettysburg hero who also served as governor and university president after the war. Daily tours through the museum are conducted by the local historical society.