Free & Cheap Things to Do in Champaign, IL

  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
  • The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Champaign, Illinois, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Farms & Ranches and Mini Golf.
  • From Champaign Public Library to Hessel Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Champaign and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Urbana.
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0.2 Miles
35% 23 votes
Children's Museums 346 N. Neil, Champaign, IL MoreLess Info
The Orpheum Children's Science Museum is intended for children with ages ranging from kindergarten to 5th grade. It hosts programs such as school field trips, birthday parties and special educational events.
2.3 Miles
24% 34 votes
Movie Theaters 910 Meijer Drive, Champaign, IL 61822 MoreLess Info
The Carmike Beverly Cinema 18 is a movie theater multiplex that features 18 different auditoriums. The theater shows mostly Hollywood new releases in fully digital video and sound, and offers discount matinees and other promotions.
0.9 Miles
94% 17 votes
Architectural Buildings 1409 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801 MoreLess Info
The historic Altgeld Hall Tower is a bell tower that consists of fifteen bells that weigh a total of seven and a half tons. The bells were cast by McShane Bell Foundry in Maryland.
1.0 Miles
75% 8 votes
Colleges & Universities 1401 W Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801 MoreLess Info
The student union of the University of Illinois at Champagne, the Illini Union features a variety of attractions, including art on display, restaurants, shops, sports screenings, and an array of student activities and events.
1.2 Miles
61% 33 votes
Music Venue 708 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL MoreLess Info
The Canopy Club is a live music venue and club that books local, regional, and national artists in a variety of musical genres. The club also features a full bar, and serves a variety of foods.
1.3 Miles
86% 29 votes
Historic Homes 200 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802 MoreLess Info
Extracting its philosophy from the Japanese way of life, Japan House builds its program around the Art of Tea, or Chado. It is surrounded by a quiet and peaceful garden.
1.3 Miles
86% 22 votes
Natural History Museums 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL 61801 MoreLess Info
Artifacts representing cultures from all around the world are exhibited at the Spurlock Museum, dating back to Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Public events are organized all around the year, as well as private events.
1.3 Miles
50% 2 votes
History Museums 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana, IL 61801 MoreLess Info
Housed on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The William R & Clarice V Spurlock Museum features an array of cultural artifacts from around the world including pieces from Africa, South America and the Ottoman Empire.
1.4 Miles
100% 4 votes
Recreation Centers 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61803 MoreLess Info
Located in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Campus Recreation Center East offers amenities like an aquatic center, a gym, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and more. The aquatic center has a pool, spa, and water slide.
1.6 Miles
- 0 votes
Recreation Centers 505 W Stoughton Street, Urbana, IL 61801 MoreLess Info
With 2,000 square feet dedicated as a dance studio, Phillips Recreation Center provides community programs for folk dancing, ballet, tap, and more. In addition to the studio, the center has a fitness room and a lounge.
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