- The list below includes 27 free or cheap things to do in or near Springfield, Missouri, including 35 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Parks and Fishing.
- From Nathanael Greene Park/Close Memorial to Springfield National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Springfield and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nixa, Ozark and Republic.
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1702 East Seminole Street, Springfield, MO 65804 MoreLess Info
Established in 1867, the Springfield National Cemetery is the resting place for many of the men who died at the Battle of Wilson Creek. The cemetery has several monuments and memorials, including a marble pillar honoring Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon.
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.
96% 247 votes
4601 S. Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804 MoreLess Info
Covering 80 acres, the Springfield Conservation Nature Center has on its site a total of 3 miles of trails, covered lunch areas and bus and RV parking spots. The building has an auditorium, classrooms and an information desk.
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.
A unique speleological experience awaits visitors at Fantastic Caverns in Sainte Germaine, Missouri. The vast and breathtakingly beautiful cave is so large that tours take place aboard vehicles. It is the only vehicle-toured cave in the world.
100% 194 votes
4326 West Madison St., Springfield, MO 65802 MoreLess Info
Accommodating visitors of all skill levels, Branson Guided Fishing Trips specializes in spin and fly-fishing excursions. Visitors can catch bass and trout in the region's lakes and waterways, including Taneycomo Lake and Table Rock Lake.
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438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806 MoreLess Info
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.