- The list below includes 65 free or cheap things to do in or near Toledo, Ohio, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Wildwood Preserve Metropark to Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Toledo and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Maumee, Perrysburg, Bowling Green and Oak Harbor.
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Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is a local information and education center housing the state's largest collection of resources. The main branch in downtown Toledo also features authentic vintage interior design comprising of murals.
A wet meadow prairie marsh is the key feature of the Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve. This publicly owned grassland preserves numerous wild flowering plants, while serving as a natural wetlands home to a variety of bird and insect species.
A neighborhood park offering views of the Maumee River, Walbridge Park features paved trails for biking and hiking as well as a playground area. The park also has a gazebo, two pavilions, and provides picnic areas as well.
Toledo Botanical Garden is a local horticulture center with its numerous display gardens and collections of wildflowers, herbs and more. The gardens are decorated with a number of artistic sculptures and often play host to local concerts during summer.
Founded in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art features multiple exhibits of European, American and Egyptian art coupled with numerous smaller collections of glass art as well as Renaissance, Japanese, Roman and Greek artworks.