- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Ozark, Missouri, including 32 different types of inexpensive activities like Caverns & Caves, Other Entertainment, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Smallin Civil War Cave to McCauley Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ozark and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Springfield, Walnut Shade, Nixa and Reeds Spring.
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.
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.
A Christian-themed amusement facility and bowling alley, Lighthouse Lanes prides itself on being smoke and alcohol free. The alley features synthetic lanes with automatic scoring, and hosts a variety of leagues and tournaments.
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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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.
Featuring access to walking trails, a water fountain and plenty of natural beauty, Jordan Valley Park is open to the public year-round. Conveniently located near a vast parking space, it encourages visitors to enjoy other nearby attractions such as a local creamery.