- The list below includes 203 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Louis, Missouri, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Historic Sites.
- From Forest Park to City Garden, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Louis and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Florissant, Edwardsville, Ballwin and St. Charles.
The Sheldon Concert Hall hosts more than 350 events every year. Events include Coffee Concerts, Ballroom Concerts, educational programs, Sheldon Sessions and the Notes from Home series, as well as performances from popular artists.
Filled with interactive exhibits for children, Saint Louis Science Center is a three level discovery center with a planetarium and IMAX theater. These exhibits include a fossil dig site, genome science display, human senses exhibit, and more.
Chase Park Plaza Cinemas consists of five intimate auditoriums with luxury seating, all-digital sound systems and state of the art projection. The theater also offers stadium seating, presentation theater and trompe l'oeil masterpiece in each auditorium.
Guests can host full service birthday parties at Stoppkotte's Super Skate. The facility consists of a classic wood skate floor, a game room, and a full snack bar as well as designated skate times for those who are just learning.
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Schlafly Bottleworks is the first Missouri brewery to open since the days of Prohibition. Visitors can visit the production room, the tasting room, and eat in the restaurant from selections including fresh salads, chicken breasts, and nachos.
With 35 acres dedicated to paintball fields, Bing Field Paintball and Airsoft Park offers visitors courses in a variety of themes, ranging from World War II to pioneer cabins. The park also has a paintball field with inflatable obstacles.
Summerstage Inc is an amateur thespian organization which began conducting theatrical performances in 1981. The group currently operates out of a seventy seat theater and presents five programs per year, including dramas, comedies and musicals.