- The list below includes 155 free or cheap things to do in or near Cleveland, Ohio, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Music Venue, Breweries and Jazz/Blues Bars.
- From Lake View Cemetery to Edgewater Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cleveland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lakewood, Peninsula, Mentor and North Olmsted.
60 Fir Hill, Akron, OH MoreLess Info
Built in 1871, the Hower House is a 28-room mansion built in the Second Empire Italianate architectural style. Besides the public events which are organized in here, such as The Afternoon Tea, in here can also be organized private events, such as weddings.
Located on the campus of Oberlin College, the Allen Memorial Art Museum is recognized as one of the five best university art museums in the country. With over 14,000 pieces of art in its collection, there is an impressive overview from all cultures and eras.
In 1833, a Presbyterian Minister and a missionary founded Oberlin College, a four year liberal arts college and conservatory of music. Oberlin was a key stop on the underground railroad and considered a center for abolitionist activities.
Named for famous Oberlin Chemistry professor Frank Fanning Jewett, the Jewett House dates back to the 1880s, and is an example of transitional architecture between the Italianate style and Queen Anne style. The house is open for tours.
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73 1/2 South Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 MoreLess Info
The town's first public school, Little Red Schoolhouse was built in 1836 and also served as both a home and a tailor shop. The schoolhouse is now a museum that offers educational artifacts from the 19th century.