- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Nixa, Missouri, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Fishing and Other Entertainment.
- From McCauley Park to Eric's Elite Guide Service, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Nixa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Springfield, Walnut Shade, Ozark and Reeds Spring.
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1702 East Seminole Street, Springfield, MO 65804 MoreLess Info
Established in 1867, the Springfield National Cemetery is the resting place for many of the men who died at the Battle of Wilson Creek. The cemetery has several monuments and memorials, including a marble pillar honoring Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon.
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Republic, MO MoreLess Info
Nathaniel Lyon became the first Union soldier to be killed during the Civil War on August 10, 1861. See where it happened on a 4.9-mile interpretative drive through the park, as well as see the Ray House, which served as a field hospital.
A bowling alley and indoor recreation facility, Sunshine Lanes features synthetic lanes and electronic scoring. The alley also hosts birthday and other parties and special events, and hosts tournaments, clubs, and bowling leagues.
Originally operated exclusively by volunteers, the Springfield Art Museum continues to rely heavily on community support in a variety of ways. A variety of exhibition galleries are available, and new wing was added in 2008.
The old-fashioned 1984 Arcade in Springfield, Missouri thrills gaming fans with traditional kiosk-style machines. Its fun, friendly atmosphere is family-friendly. Customers pay a small entrance fee and enjoy free access to the games.
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438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806 MoreLess Info
An interactive hands-on museum, the Discovery Center of Springfield has 4 floors of exhibits, which include a high wire bicycle and a world wise gallery, among others.