- The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Ridgedale, Missouri, including 45 different types of inexpensive activities like Other Entertainment, Caverns & Caves, Specialty Museums and Bowling.
- From Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery to Ralph Foster Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ridgedale and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Branson, Harrison, Walnut Shade and Lampe.
92% 1098 votes
483 Hatchery Road, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery offers guided and self-guided tours of their facility, which produces up to 400,000 pounds of trout annually. The hatchery includes a picnic pavilion, wildlife viewing tower, boat ramp and 3 miles of trails.
The Ralph Foster Museum collects and preserves historical items relating to the Ozark Region. Visitors to the museum can see the original television series Beverly Hillbillies car, along with antique weapons, dolls, and natural history items.
94% 280 votes
1600 West HIghway 76, Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
A family variety show, The Bretts Show features videos, dancing, music, comedy, and a high-tech Tron Basketball routine. The group performs a variety of music, including classics, current hits, and original songs.
95% 453 votes
Music City Centre Theater, 1835 W Hwy 76, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Founded by Brian Skinner, The Cat's Pajamas Vocal Band is a five man a cappella group. The group performs over 200 shows in Branson each year and has appeared on The Sing-Off on NBC.
Hollywood Wax Museum features wax replicas of celebrities only, with current stars including Johnny Depp and Jennifer Garner alongside legends such as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. The museum is open 365 days a year.
46% 749 votes
206 East Main Street, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Both an educational and entertaining ride, Branson Scenic Railway (Ozarks & Zephyr) is a popular sightseeing attraction. Special rides include a dinner cruise and the Polar Express Train featured during the holiday season.
96% 676 votes
3216 W. Hwy. 76, The Clay Cooper Theatre, Branson, MO 65616 MoreLess Info
Matt Levingston and Gareth Sever take center stage with the Buckets N Boards Comedy Percussion Show. The show is full of energy and includes advanced percussion techniques, tap dancing, and funny songs.
Previously owned by the Osmond family, the Clay Cooper Theatre has four shows during the season and also hosts several special events. Along with the main stage, the theater has a dance hall and a kids' area.