- The list below includes 18 free or cheap things to do in or near Alexandria, Minnesota, including 16 different types of inexpensive activities like Recreation Centers, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Lake.
- From Central Lakes Trail to Lake Miltona, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Alexandria and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sauk Centre.
Minnesota's Lake Miltona lies in Alexandria and spans over 5724 acres. It is an important fish hatching site seeded with sport fish and managed by the state's parks department. Its most abundant fish species include Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Black Crappie and Muskellunge.
8 collections are exhibited at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum, including in here a 5,000 square feet hall dedicated to the history of Chris-Craft. Boats, pictures, and a fishing gallery are also exhibited in here. It has a gift shop.
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Formed in 1976, the Douglas County Historical Society focuses on enhancing awareness and appreciation of the area's history and culture. The society facilitates visitors' historical and genealogical research, and maintains sites of historic interest.
Alexandria, Minnesota is home to the Kensington Runestone, a large rock slab covered in Norse runes. The Runestone's true age and origins are topics of hot debate among anthropologists and geologists. Many believe that the stone was crafted in the mid-19th century and planted as a hoax.
A movie theater with nine screens, Midway Mall Cinema 9 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers 3D movies, a party room and a full-service snack bar with food and drinks.