- The list below includes 73 free or cheap things to do in or near Decatur, Alabama, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Military Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Recreation Centers.
- From Delano Park to Wheeler Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Decatur and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Huntsville, Madison and Athens.
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915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is the oldest continually operating library in the state of Alabama. The library contains 123,000 square feet of space and contains about 530,000 volumes and other works.
The eastern headquarters and depot for the Memphis & Charleston Railroad has been turned into the Huntsville Train Depot. Visitors can see Civil War graffiti, climb on historic engines, and learn about the railroad's history.
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500 Church Street Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors centers are located in three locations in Huntsville. Each location answers questions about the city for tourists, has coupons for area attractions, and helps to plan itineraries and meetings.
Commonly visited during the warm summer months of the year, Bicentennial Park is a unique community park open to the public. Park amenities include fountains of water from the ground to splash in, benches, and unique sculptures around the perimeter.
The Alabama Constitution Village, the Huntsville Depot and Museum, and EarlyWorks Children's History Museum are all found at the Earlyworks Museum Complex. At the complex, visitors can see a 46-foot keelboat, a train depot from the 1860s, and an 1819 cabinet shop.
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124 South Side Square, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
Harrison Brothers Hardware is the oldest continually operating hardware store in Alabama. The Historic Huntsville Foundation now operates the building, and shoppers can find a vast array of merchandise including biscuits, marbles, and locally created pottery.