- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Kinston, North Carolina, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Music Venue and Breweries.
- From Neuseway Nature Park to Gov. Caswell Memorial, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kinston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Goldsboro and Greenville.
Joyful Artist Studio & Creative Lab 402 Mitchell Street, Kinston, NC MoreLess Info
Art education studio offers painting and crafting classes in a creative environment for people of all skill levels
A multi-faceted facility for all ages, the Neuseway Nature Park features a health and science museum, planetarium, wildlife exhibits, nature trails, fishing and full-service campground. The center is welcome to groups and is open year-round, six days a week.
With the region's history stretching from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, CSS Neuse & Gov. Caswell Memorial features the remains of a Confederate naval vessel. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the remnants from a staff member.
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100 N. Queen Street, Kinston, NC MoreLess Info
Featuring a rebuild of a Confederate Navy boat, Css Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center offers visitors displays of historical artifacts from that time. While touring the center, visitors will learn about the destruction of the ship.
89% 104 votes
311 N. Herritage Street, 127 W North Street, Kinston, NC 28501 MoreLess Info
Started in 2008, Mother Earth Brewing features a full-scale brewery as well as a tap room for sampling beers or hosting events. Free public tours of the brewery are offered Tuesday through Saturday.
The Fire Station Museum-Caswell No 1 is a firefighter museum that displays a collection of helmets, nozzles, ladders, and fire extinguishers that span a 100-year time period. The museum is open on Saturdays from 10am-5pm.
The mission of the Grainger Hill Performing Arts Cntr is to bring the best performing arts opportunities for the people of Eastern North Carolina. The center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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240 Park Entrance Road, Goldsboro, NC 28578 MoreLess Info
The land that is now part of the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park was used by Native Americans for centuries and was the original construction site of the Confederate ironclad C.S.S. Neuse. The modern park offers an 11-acre swimming lake, five hiking trails, and a 35-site campground.