- The list below includes 431 free or cheap things to do in or near San Rafael, California, including 129 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, National & State Parks, Parks and Swimming Pool.
- From China Camp State Park to China Camp, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Rafael and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Berkeley, South San Francisco and Richmond.
The Hamilton Field History Museum opened in 2010 to communicate to the public the role of the Hamilton Army Airfield in the development of Marin County. The Museum represents the history of civilian and military groups in Hamilton.
Located at the Novato Art Center, the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art houses over 40 artists in studios on the grounds. The museum has a main art gallery, classroom and store as well as the Ron Collins lobby gallery.
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12 Brookline Drive, Novato, CA 94949 MoreLess Info
Jay Alexander of Jay Alexander Magic & Entertainment is a genuine and humorous comedian and magician performing throughout the Novato area. Available for event bookings, visitors can also find his public show listings on his website.
North Bay Mobile Drive-In holds semi-monthly flash mob cinema style movie showings where patrons can watch free drive-in movies and purchase concessions like cupcakes, popcorn and sodas. They also hold raffles and run on donations.
The Space Station Museum is a favored place by both adults and children who have an affinity for space history. The museum presents authentic memorabilia and extensive information on the history of trips to the Space Station by the US and Russia.
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Tiburon Peninsula Foundation, PO Box 210, Tiburon, CA 94920 MoreLess Info
Home to an ex-cavalry horse for many years, Blackie's Pasture commemorates a great horse and community figure. The statue of Blackie that now stands in the pasture reminds visitors of the horse that fought in our army, performed in rodeos, and retired in the pasture.
Situated on the eastern shore of the Tiburon Peninsula, the Paradise Beach Park is spread over 19 acres of land. Facilities provided at the park include bay access, wildlife viewing, a horseshoe court, a long fishing pier, and picnic sites.
Offering a leash free environment, Sausalito Dog Park provides ample space for dogs to jump, run and fetch. And for pet owners, there are picnic benches along with a covered gazebo to provide protection from the sun.