- The list below includes 134 free or cheap things to do in or near Kent, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Sculpture Parks and Specialty Museums.
- From Macedonia Brook State Park to Kent Falls State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kent and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, Danbury and New Milford.
An urban wildlife habitat and park, A W Stanley Park features a variety of amenities. Visitors can see wildlife, bird watch, stroll by the pond, or hike the park's trails. The park also features a swimming pool.
Designated as a National Historic Place, Opus 40 is 6 ½ acres of earthwork sculpture created by a single man, Harvey Fite. The site was created using bluestone and includes sculpted walkways, stairs, statues, and includes a Quarryman's Museum.
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Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows, 22 Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury, CT 6070 MoreLess Info
The Flora Sculpture was created by sculptor Douglas Mueller in 2009. The sculpture represents the Roman goddess of the Spring, and is composed entirely of bronze rods. It lies just inside the main gate of the Performing Arts Center.
Founded in 1911, the Simsbury Historical Society is a non-profit organization that oversees modern buildings, artifact collections, and manuscript assemblages. The society owns 16 buildings including the Phelps Tavern and the Hendrick Cottage.
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1615 Stanley St., New Britain, CT MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of Central Connecticut State University, the Copernican Observatory & Planetarium provides lectures, observing sessions and other, astronomical-related activities at no cost. In addition, there is a regularly scheduled, free show held on Saturdays.
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22 Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury, CT 06070 MoreLess Info
As an outdoor venue, Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows hosts a variety of nationally recognized musicians. The stage has a lawn general admission area where visitors can bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch the performances from.
The home stadium of the New Britain Rock Cats Minor League Baseball team, New Britain Stadium is outfitted with comfortable amenities, great seats and plenty of convenient parking. The stadium frequently offers discounted concessions and other perks to fans who purchase season tickets.
Running along a former canal, Farmington Canal State Park allows visitors to view remnants of the canal bed, locks and retaining walls. The park has a 5.5-mile paved, multiuse trail along with an undeveloped 3.9-mile trail.