- 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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441 Catawba Avenue, Put in Bay, OH 43456 MoreLess Info
At the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, visitors can view a variety of artifacts from the Hotel Victory or watch an island history video. The site also maintains a collection of maritime and model ships.
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277 King St, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Located in Amherstburg, the North American Black Historical Museum showcases unique exhibits related to Black History, slavery and freedom. Next to the museum, visit the historic Taylor Log Cabin and the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Bois Blanc Island, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
Designated a historical site, the Bois Blanc Island Light House & Blockhouse is located in Amherstburg along the Detroit River. Learn about the history of the island and the importance it played during the defense of Fort Malden in 1837-38.
Located on the grounds where wineries prospered in the 19th century, Stonehenge features a stone house built in 1870 and a wine press cottage built at the middle of the 19th century. Both of these buildings are included in the National register of Historic Places.
At the Aquatic Resource Center, visitors can view live Lake Erie fish species and learn about the research that is being conducted in order to protect the body of water's wildlife. The location's offerings included hands-on science activities.
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100 Laird Avenue, Amherstburg, Canada MoreLess Info
The Fort Malden National Historic Site features artifact collections from the War of 1812 and Rebellion of 1837-38. Families enjoy live soldier demonstrations and reenactments, tours, displays as well as seasonal events and festivals.
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93 Delaware Ave., Put in Bay, OH 43456 MoreLess Info
Standing 352 feet high, the Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial was built by the end of 1915 and is the world's largest Doric column. It commemorates the battle of Lake Eerie in the War of 1812, while also celebrating the peace which followed.