- The list below includes 337 free or cheap things to do in or near Oregon City, Oregon, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Walking Trails.
- From Willamette Falls to Waterboard Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Oregon City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Portland and Hillsboro.
Beginning in 1998, the Salem Saturday Market has since grown to be one of the largest market operations in the state of Oregon. Fresh and locally grown produce and flowers are available as are specialty food items from a variety of vendors.
The Regal Cinemas Santiam 11 is an eleven-auditorium movie theater multiplex that shows mostly newly released Hollywood films in digital video and sound. The theater features stadium-style seating throughout all auditoriums.
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Three historic homes have been turned into a children's museum at the A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village. At Rockenfield House, children pretend to go to the grocery store, travel to China, and read storybooks, at the Gilbert House children interact with science, and at the Parrish House children learn about Gilb…
The Gilbert House Children's Museum is composed of three historic Victorian buildings that host hands-on, interactive exhibits for children, most notably, a 52 feet high erector set tower. The museum also offers summer camps, party packages, and outreach programs.
Located in downtown Salem, the Capitol City Theater hosts a professional comedy and improvisational troupe. The group presents 90 minute improv shows with interactive performance games. The theater also offers classes and corporate programs.
Willamette University is a private university that features a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through its wide range of schools. The location's athletic programs include football, soccer, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and softball.
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1313 Mill St. SE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill explores the wool production process, with costumed history interpreters leading tours in the historic water-powered mill, built in 1889, that stands with 8 other historical buildings on the 5-acre site.
Patrons can find over 350,000 items including print books, audio books, DVDs, videos, music CDs, cassettes, public computers, meeting space, and art shows at the Salem Public Library. Visitors can also view a small art gallery.
With its grand architecture, Victorian gardens and intricate stained glass, the Historic Deepwood Estate is a must-see for locals and visitors to Salem. The estates rich history began in 1893, and today the grounds are available for weddings and private events.