- The list below includes 269 free or cheap things to do in or near Clinton, Connecticut, including 114 different types of inexpensive activities like Marinas, Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area and Art Gallery.
- From Peter's Memorial Woods to Indian River Marina, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Clinton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Hamden, New London and Middletown.
Covering military history from 1775 to the present day, Military Historians Museum features a collection of American military uniforms. The museum also includes vehicles from World War II and Desert Storm as well as a music room.
Artisans Harbor is an art gallery and display space for a variety of original paintings as well as handcrafted works such as jewelry, accessories, decorative pieces, and even furniture. The gallery offers art classes, as well.
Built in 1767, the General William Hart House is a historic site commemorating and preserving colonial history. The house contains furnishings and decor that expresses the sophistication and wealth of this 18th century general.
Essex Library Association offers books in multimedia formats for its visitors. The library has a service where visitors can book a private session with a librarian to help them locate a book or provide technical advice.
The Guilford Art Center is an art gallery, school, and store that features a number of different services and artworks on display. Art exhibits, works on display, and artistic classes are among the attractions offered at the center.
Kids and adults love to visit the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. The museum features a wide assortment of indoor and outdoor exhibits. Guided tours are available. School groups must reserve tours in advance.