- 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.
A popular tourist destination in Missouri, Branson's The Track Family Fun Park offers fun for all ages. The park is home to a thrilling go-kart race track, bumper cars, batting cages, laser tag, arcade, golf and a full service snack bar.
Branson's Titanic Museum is an interactive attraction full of memorabilia and exhibits centering on the ill-fated, famous ship. It includes a full-size grand staircase inside a scaled-down replica of the ship, and is available for rentals.
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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.
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.
The Mansfield Cemetery includes 633 graves, including the graves of Laura Ingles Wilder, Almanzo Wilder, and Rose Wilder who are famous through the Little House on the Prairie series. Visitors can walk or drive through the cemetery.
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3068 Highway A, Mansfield, MO 65704 MoreLess Info
The setting for many of Little House on the Prairie stories is preserved as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum. At the site, visitors can view two homes where Wilder lived including where she wrote the first four of her Little House on the Prairie books.
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.
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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.