- The list below includes 566 free or cheap things to do in or near West Orange, New Jersey, including 119 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bowling, Mini Golf and Music Venue.
- From Edison National Historic Site to Eagle Rock Reservation, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in West Orange and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens.
95% 576 votes
Main Street & Lakeside Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
With a collection of over 300,000 items, the Thomas Edison National Historical Park contains the home and laboratory of Thomas Edison. The park chronicles Edison's sixty-year career as a businessperson and inventor.
95% 576 votes
211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
There are 20,000 square feet of displays at the Laboratory Complex at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. Visitors can see a 20-minute introductory film, a silent movie from 1903, the three floors fo the Main Laboratory Building, and the Chemistry Lab.
100% 4 votes
560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
Popular during the warmer months of the year, Essex County Parks Safari Mini Golf is an African-safari-themed mini-golf course featuring a unique 19-hole course. In addition to public mini-golf, visitors also commonly enjoy hosting birthday parties at the course.
Located at the Orange Reservoir, Paddle Boating & Picnic Pavilion represents a return of the reservoir to public use. Visitors can rent paddle boats, or host picnics or other events in the 30 by 60 foot pavilion.
51% 245 votes
495 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 MoreLess Info
One of the few movie dining experience in New Jersey is offered at the AMC Dine-In Theatres Essex Green 9. Guests are able to view first-run Hollywood movies while having the ability to have food and drinks brought to them while in the theater.