- The list below includes 55 free or cheap things to do in or near Mobile, Alabama, including 54 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Historic Homes, Parks and Historic Ships.
- From Mobile Bay to Cottage Hill Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mobile and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fairhope, Daphne, Spanish Fort and Malbis.
The Battleship USS Alabama sailed for seven decades and currently is a floating museum. Exhibits include a World War II submarine, a Blackbird spy plane, Vietnam River patrol boat, and a plane like the one flown by the Tuskegee Airmen.
Besides the ship itself, which is an important part of America's military history, USS Alabama Battleship can be considered a national park, since it has a large front-yard for picnics, cars shows and the likes, while also having an avionics museum.
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With a collection of more than 50 interactive exhibits, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is sure to attract both children and their parents. It also has a theatre which shows themed documentaries. It can also host special events.