- The list below includes 248 free or cheap things to do in or near Media, Pennsylvania, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Military Museums, Hiking Trails and Playgrounds.
- From Ridley Creek State Park to Rose Tree Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Media and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Philadelphia, Wilmington, West Chester and New Castle.
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center provides programs and exhibits detailing the evolution and development of vertical wing flight with demonstrations, guided tours, models, life sized air crafts, and more.
The site of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine, Brandywine Battlefield now offers guided tours (visitors provide their own cars), with stops at the Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham Hill, and Sandy Hill, and lunch at the Northbrook Marketplace. Self-guided exploration always available.
The Brandywine River Museum is a historic and American art complex, including an extensive collection with works by Andrew and Wyeth. Artworks are housed in a historic grist mill, and guided walking tours of the collection and adjacent farm introduce visitors to the site.
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1220 American Blvd, West Chester, PA 19380 MoreLess Info
Dedicated exclusively to helicopters, the American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center, is a premier aviation museum which commemorates the history of rotary-winged aircraft. In addition to educational displays, the museum displays 35 aircrafts.
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26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 MoreLess Info
The Philadelphia Museum of Art contains over 227,000 objects, mostly European and American art. The museum also hosts about 25 special exhibitions each year, and the steps in front of the museum often serve as a backdrop for concerts.
Citizens Bank Park, built in 2004, is the home field for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 43,661 seat stadium also features many concession stands serving regional food, and is part of the larger Sports Complex.
Since 1824, visitors have been learning about science at the Franklin Institute. Permanent exhibits at the science museum include electricity, changing earth, aviation and technology, and the giant heart, while some of the items that can be viewed include five telescopes, space suits, and trains.