- The list below includes 376 free or cheap things to do in or near Cheshire, Connecticut, including 116 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Bowling, Playgrounds and History Museums.
- From Bartlem Park to Lock 12 Historical Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cheshire and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Hartford, West Hartford and Hamden.
A multi-purpose recreation center, Bartlem Park offers an array of activities for the entire family. On hot days, the community can enjoy swimming in the park's public pool. Other amenities include playground equipment, sports fields and a community garden.
Lock 12 Historical Park is essentially a public area based on a restored section of the Farmington Canal. Popular features of the park include a nearly three mile biking and hiking trail, picnic areas, and a museum.
Cheshire Dog Park is an off-leash park that offers 2 acres of fenced in space for large and small dogs to roam separately. They also have agility equipment and waste stations and are adding continually adding more features.
Roaring Brook Falls is part of a natural wilderness preserve owned and managed by a private citizen's trust. The park features hiking trails to a large waterfall that spills into a natural forested wetland and lake.
Barker Animation Art Gallery is the world's largest animation and fine art gallery. They are currently celebrating their 20th year and feature art from all guests favorite studios including Disney and Warner.
Established in 1978, From Here To Antiquity is an art gallery that features a large variety of different antique works and home furnishings. Paintings, antique furniture, pottery, and sculptures are among the numerous items available for sale in the gallery.
The Cheshire Historical Society is an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the area to the local community. The organization owns and operates an antique shop that contains products from years pre-1985.
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Featuring fully digital surround sound and projection, Rave Motion Pictures Southington 12 is a movie theater showing the latest Hollywood box office favorites. Other amenities at the theater include 3-D movie capabilities, online ticketing, and concessions.
Part of the Starplex Cinema chain, the Southington 12 is a twelve theater movie multiplex that shows primarily Hollywood new releases. The theater features rental party packages, discount matinee tickets, and an array of refreshments.