- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Williamstown, Massachusetts, including 89 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, National & State Parks, Hiking Trails and Music Venue.
- From Williams College to Hopkin's Memorial Forest, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Williamstown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like North Adams, Troy, Lenox and Pittsfield.
Located in the former St. George's Church, the Spectrum Playhouse is a versatile performance space. It hosts plays, concerts, lectures, and a variety of community functions. The Playhouse also hosts a variety of classes.
Offering hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, AniMagic is a museum dedicated to computer-generated art, animation, and special effects. Highlighting especially the contributions of this media to modern motion pictures, they specialize in activities geared towards children and adults alike.
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6328 Historic Route 7a, Arlington, VT 05250 MoreLess Info
Offerings canoe trips from their base Vermont location since 1983, the BattenKill Canoe Day Trips have become a popular attraction in the region. Their focus is on travel for small groups and families, but individual trips can be arranged as well.
Showcasing the paintings of various artists, Good Purpose Gallery offers fine art for its visitors to view and purchase. The gallery has a special program where part of its exhibits feature work from young adults with autism.
51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207 MoreLess Info
With a maximum capacity of 15,500 for sporting events and a total capacity of 17,500 for other public events, the Times Union Center was opened in 1990 and has hosted since then worldwide renowned artists, such as Frank Sinatra, Aerosmith, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and U2.
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Snow Dock, south of Dunn Memorial Bridge (off I-787), Albany, NY 12201 MoreLess Info
The last functional destroyer from WWII, USS Slater is now a museum which houses the largest collection of artifacts gathered from destroyers in America. Tours are available for both adults and children, with overnight camping available for the latter.
The collections at the New York State Museum cover 4 areas: anthropology, biology, geology, and history. Besides the more than 9 million items in these collections, this museum also organizes 12 exhibitions each year and several other programs, such as the Family Fun Day.
More than 150 events are held each year at the Palace Theatre. It was opened in 1931, and it was designed by John Eberson. It has a seating capacity of 2,844, and has hosted concerts, plays, live comedies, and other public events.