- The list below includes 104 free or cheap things to do in or near Texas City, Texas, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Arcades, Bowling, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- From Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center to Tilt 285, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Texas City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Galveston, Friendswood, League City and Pasadena.
Monitored by life guards, Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center offers visitors a water park with a lazy river, fountains, water slides, and more. The largest water slide is multiple stories high with several twists and turns on the way down.
Journey through the past at the Texas City Museum. First opened in 1994, the museum also houses the Galveston County Model Railroad Club Exhibit, a popular attraction. The museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, and the train exhibit is open Saturdays only.
As a roller derby league, South Side Roller Derby hosts games and tournaments for visitors to attend. The games take place on a banked track, with the bleachers surrounding it for spectators to get a good view of the game.
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Visitors to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center climb onto a retired jackup drilling rig. Once onboard, visitors can see exhibits explain the offshore oil and gas industry.
Located on Pelican Island, Seawolf Park offers a playground, picnic areas, and a fishing pier. Self-guided tours are available on the 2 historic sea vessels the USS Cavalla, a WWII submarine and the USS Stewart, a destroyer escort.