- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near New Albany, Indiana, including 49 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Music Venue and Art Museum.
- From Sam Peden Community Park to Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in New Albany and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Louisville, Clarksville, Corydon and Jeffersonville.
A great place for water fun, Sam Peden Community Park is especially popular during the warmer months. Along with fishing and boating on Kiwanis Lake, there are basketball, tennis and volleyball courts as well as trails for nature walks.
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The Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site is home to Culbertson Mansion, the ancestral home of William S. and Samuel Culbertson. Built largely during the Civil War, the mansion is now open for tours, including ghost tours.
Ben Franklin Arts and Crafts is a locally owned business that offers merchandise and creative classes. They feature a 'Happy Hour' every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. where students learn to crochet, make bracelets, or decorate seasonal items.
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Carnegie Center for Art & History is a well laid out local history museum and art gallery. It has three permanent exhibits along with the changing exhibits. The underground railroad exhibit is especially attractive.
A movie theater with 16 screens, Regal New Albany Stadium 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Offering an array of fun and family entertainment, Hoosier Bowling Lanes features both league and open bowling. And on special nights, cosmic bowling along with karaoke is scheduled. There are also pool tables and arcade games in the center.
The Griffin Recreation Center is a location offering a large number of recreational amenities and facilities for local residents to enjoy. Several sports fields, an indoor gymnasium, and a mini disc golf course are among these facilities.
A beautiful outdoor entertainment space on the water, Riverfront Amphitheater is a popular venue for musical acts and concerts during the warmer months. Community festivals and theater productions are also offered at this locale.
A 16-screen movie theater, Regal New Albany Stadium 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, mobile ticketing, arcade games, a party room and a snack bar.