- 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.
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1101 East Market Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 MoreLess Info
The mission of the Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion is to preserve the history of the family and of the shipyard. The exhibits showcase the life of the family, as well as of the shipyard across the street.
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1101 E Market Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 MoreLess Info
Honoring the contribution steamboats made to the economy, Howard Steamboat Museum contains numerous artifacts from the local shipyard. Offering guided tours of the mansion, it further contains period furnishings and artwork, along with shipyard photos and models.
The Speed Art Museum is Kentucky's oldest museum and has been home to countless art pieces for nearly a century. Currently undergoing major renovations, the museum is instead hosting special exhibitions and family art events at a satellite location named Local Speed, open on weekends.
Jeffboat is American Commercial Lines manufacturing division and is the nation's largest inland shipbuilder. They are a leader in marine design and construction and manufacture huge boats that push barges down rivers.
Headliners Music Hall is a live performance venue that has hosted artists including Trampled by Turtles, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Ice Cube. The venue has chairs and stools around the perimeter of the viewing area.
The home of the Kentucky Derby is the Churchill Downs racetrack. Horse races are held throughout the year with the crowning event being the annual Kentucky Derby while Family Fun Days are held each week during the Spring Meet.
The Kentucky Derby Museum is the exclusive provider for the famous Churchill Downs Race Course. Tours include the track itself and the museum which details the journey of a race horse from birth to the finish line.