- The list below includes 171 free or cheap things to do in or near Hampton, Virginia, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and History Museums.
- From Buckroe Beach & Park to Sandy Bottom Nature Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hampton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport News, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Portsmouth.
A 40-lane bowling facility, AMF Western Branch Lanes features open and league bowling along with miniature golf. It has a lounge area with flat-screen televisions, a pro shop, pool tables, arcade games and a snack bar.
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7907 George Washington Mem Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692 MoreLess Info
Run by a group of volunteers, Gallery on the York features the work of several local artists. Exhibits change often and include contemporary or craft arts like quilting, basket weaving and ceramics.
The Portsmouth City Park offers visitors access to a three-tier boat ramp, a watercraft beach, and a sailboat launch area. Golfers may also enjoy 'The Links', which offers access to a 9-hole golf learning center, a driving range, and a putting course.
Lightship Portsmouth was built in 1915. The lightship is now the Lightship Portsmouth Museum. Patrons can view artifacts and photographs. Guests can also visit the museum gift shop. The gift shop offers a variety of historically themed gifts.
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400 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 MoreLess Info
Housed within a former courthouse built in 1846, the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is a large cultural center. Attractions include rotating art exhibits, a gallery shop, educational programs, and various special events.
River Front Park is a city park constructed along the riverside, with walking areas around the docks, scenic views, and other amenities. Visitors can fish from the piers, and the park hosts a number of special events.
Many arts and science exhibits that specifically target young people can be found at the Children's Museum of Virginia. Fun, play, and hands-on activities are integrated into all the exhibits that even includes a child-sized city with a grocery store, pet area, and fire engine.
Within the main auditorium of the Commodore Theater is a fine dining restaurant that allows guests to have a diner and movie experience in one place. The theater itself has been luxuriously restored and shows first-run movies.