- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockland, Maine, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Lighthouses.
- From Harbor Park to Sandy Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deer Isle, Camden, Belfast and Castine.
The Perry MacMillian Artic Museum and Art Studies Center is located within Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College Campus. The museum started after receiving 9,000 images and objects from the private collection of Donald B. MacMillian, an artic explorer starting in 1916.
The Joshua L. Chamberlain museum is located in the restored home of the Gettysburg hero who also served as governor and university president after the war. Daily tours through the museum are conducted by the local historical society.
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Bridge Street and Mill Street, Topsham, ME 04011 MoreLess Info
Originally constructed in 1892, wire rope constructed Androscoggin Swinging Bridge connects Topsham and Brunswick. Walk across the river on this pedestrian swinging bridge with a park and shopping on both sides.
Wolves, bears, alligators, white tigers, owls and vultures – these are some of the animals which find their home at the Acadia Zoo-Kisma Preserve. It is also a center where abandoned domestic animals or other wild animals can find their home.
Water slides, go-karts, aerial zip lines and plenty of other things can make Wild Acadia Fun Park worthy of the visitor's time. It also has its own Snack Shack and can host special events, such as birthday parties.
Customers of the Rooster Brother Coffee Roasters in Main Street has talked about drinking the finest coffee at competitive rates. They also serve homemade pastries and cookies, sandwiches and breads, and more. Their seats offer a good videw of the river.