- The list below includes 47 free or cheap things to do in or near Ithaca, New York, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Art Museum and National & State Parks.
- From Robert Treman State Park to Cornell University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ithaca and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cortland, Watkins Glen, Hector and Horseheads.
Art Mission Theater is specialized in screening indie movie, foreign movies, and art movies. Also, artists can present their works in here, whether they are newcomers or already established. Special public events are held in here.
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30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905 MoreLess Info
Whether for the hands-on exhibits or for the special programs and events, the visitor of the Roberson Museum & Science Center may find that it was worth the while. The most popular attractions are the digital planetarium and the expanded model train layout.
Located just outside Binghamton's metro center, the Walk of Stars commemorates Binghamton celebrities with metal stars embossed in concrete. Among those included are The Dick Van Dyke Show's Richard Deacon and Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling.
191 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 MoreLess Info
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.
Located in what was once a one-room schoolhouse, The Town of Chenango Schoolhouse Museum is now a local history center and museum with displays pertaining to local history. The museum is free to the public.
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.
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60 Morgan Road, Binghamton, NY 13903 MoreLess Info
The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier is a children's museum dedicated to developing the well-being of the children through participatory exhibits and programs. The museum features 30 hands on exhibits in which children can learn and play.
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.