- The list below includes 87 free or cheap things to do in or near Watkins Glen, New York, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Camping Site, Farms & Ranches and Race Tracks.
- From Gorge at Watkins Glen State Park to Watkins Glen State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Watkins Glen and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Elmira, Corning and Penn Yan.
Part of the larger Cayuga Museum, the Case Research Lab Museum is the backyard lab where the technique of adding sound to film was first invented in the 1920s. The museum offers regularly scheduled informative tours of the preserved facility.
Located in a Greek Revival mansion, Cayuga Museum of History & Art features photographs, clothing, and detailed displays depicting the region's history. The interior has intricate crown molding, winding staircases, and chandeliers.
There are 4 historical properties in the Women's Rights National Historical Park: the Wesleyan Chapel, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, the M'Clintock House and the Richard Hunt House. The park was established in 1980 and covers 6.83 acres.
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55 N Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 MoreLess Info
With Ontario County Historical Society, visitors can learn about the county's 200 years of cultural events and traditions in a historic museum. Featuring a mix of rotating and permanent exhibits, visitors can browse photographs, clothing, and more.
The historic home of William Henry Seward has been preserved and opened to the public as the Seward House. The site features masterpieces of American art as well as special rotating exhibits, and guided tours are provided by the staff since self-guided tours are not allowed.
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151 Charlotte Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 MoreLess Info
Guided walking tours of the Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park are included with the price of admission, and children are able to enjoy a game of 'I Spy' along the walking trail. There is also an on-site wine center that offers daily tastings.
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295 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY MoreLess Info
An 1816 mansion with carriage house, Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum provides guided tours of the house, garden and two carriage barns with stories of the Granger family. It features period furnishings and artifacts, carriages, sleighs and farming equipment.
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295 N Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 MoreLess Info
The Granger Homestead Society Inc is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the local area. The society operates a museum featuring a large collection of horse-drawn vehicles on display.