- The list below includes 123 free or cheap things to do in or near Northampton, Massachusetts, including 89 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Music Venue, Bike Paths and Bowling.
- From Norwottuck Rail Trail to Smith College, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Northampton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Springfield, Amherst, Holyoke and Shelburne Falls.
Run by Amherst College, the Mead Art Museum is a free institution dedicated to the history, preservation and appreciation of art. In addition to its impressive collections, the Mead Art Museum hosts a series of lectures and other enrichment programs throughout the year. These are also free.
An independent arts and education center, Amherst Cinema presents over 200 films a year including independent and classic films. The cinema also offers musical and dance performances, live plays and a children's education program.
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41 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst, MA 1002 MoreLess Info
Containing a variety of different works, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College displays art from many different cultures. These works include American and European paintings, Mexican ceramics, and African sculpture, among others.
The Beneski Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum that is best known for the 'Bassett Planetarium'. The museum has a meteorite collection, a mineralogy collection, and a taxidermy collection.
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University of Massachusetts, 416 Student Union Bldg, Amherst, MA 1003 MoreLess Info
Located on the University of Massachusetts campus, UMass Practice Rink is open to the public during designated hours for recreational skating. The rink hosts occasional puck and stick sessions for hockey players on a monthly basis.
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161 Commonwealth Avenue, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 MoreLess Info
Affiliated with the University of Massachusetts's Amherst Campus, the Umass Recreation Center is a state of the art sports and fitness facility with a variety of amenities, including tennis courts, exercise facilities, and aquatics areas.
40 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: International Volleyball Hall of Fame – $4.25 for Admission
Heritage State Park, Holyoke, MA MoreLess Info
The Volleyball Hall of Fame features spotlight exhibits of those who greatly influenced the sport and are renowned for their talents over the world. Artifacts in the museum side of the venue cover the history of volleyball from its inception in 1895.