- The list below includes 48 free or cheap things to do in or near Elmira, New York, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, History Museums, Cemeteries and Breweries.
- From Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira to Woodlawn National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Elmira and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corning, Horseheads, Watkins Glen and Hector.
For 30 years, the Discovery Center has entertained and educated the children with 30 hands-on exhibits – flying an A-10 Jet, operating a full size fire truck, reporting news and weather at the TV station, or serving meals at the Plum Dragon Palace, just to name a few of the activities.
With all of its screens featuring digital projection, Plaza 6 Cinemas shows the latest films and blockbuster hits in standard and 3D viewing formats. The theaters were recently upgraded to include 5.1 surround sound.
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25 artists exhibit their works at the Phelps Mansion Museum. Built in 1870 as the 3 stories brick and stone home, it is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has a gift shop which sells souvenirs.
A small botanical garden, Cutler Botanic Garden features well-labeled plants and flowers and aesthetically arranged garden paths. They host weddings and similar events at the on-site gazebo. Plants on display range from many varieties of flowers to pumpkins.
The Regal Theater is a movie theater that features Dolby ATMOS technology, private screenings, reclining seats, concessions, RealD 3D movie showings, and movie showings in IMAX. The theater is available for private birthday parties.
Binghamton's Regal Theaters is a twelve theater movie multiplex that shows first run Hollywood movies in all digital video and sound. The theater offers stadium style seating, and runs a variety of promotions and discounts.
Located on the site of an old Indian village, the Otsiningo Park has playgrounds, playfields, picnic areas, tables and grills, community gardens, and 2 picnic shelters which can be rented. There are also other amenities, such as trails and walking paved paths.