- The list below includes 101 free or cheap things to do in or near Allentown, Pennsylvania, including 100 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From Cedar Beach Playground to Percy Ruhe Memorial Park aka Alton Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Allentown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Easton, Bethlehem, Jim Thorpe and Quakertown.
Offering a number of classes and workshops, The Banana Factory can be a great opportunity to learn something new or host a team building event. Classes include glass blowing, photography, book arts, and ceramics.
The history of Bethlehem can be enjoyed while walking, running, or biking the Heritage Trail. The trail travels past two National Historic Landmarks, and exhibits an abundance of different buildings and communities that encompass three centuries of the industrial era.
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427 North New Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 MoreLess Info
Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, The Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts is just one of 15 U.S. Museums that carry a decorative arts theme. Housed in three 19th century homes, the museum showcases furniture, china, clothing and paintings covering three centuries.
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530 E 3rd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 MoreLess Info
At the National Museum of Industrial History, artifacts and collections can be viewed that detail America's rich industrial heritage. The museum also includes artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution's 1876 Centennial Exhibition Collection.
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345 Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017 MoreLess Info
Owned and managed by the city of Bethlehem, the Bethlehem Ice Rink is covered, but otherwise outdoors, and is open seasonally. The rink offers lessons in basic skating, figure skating, and hockey, and offers public skate times.
ArtsQuest Center hosts and presents a wide variety of artistic and cultural events, including concerts, dance performances, and many others. The facility also offers educational programs for students, educators, and the community at large.
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711 East 1st Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 MoreLess Info
The Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel - Walking Tour offers patrons the opportunity to explore the site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant and learn about the stories of the men and women who worked in the plant.
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SteelStacks Campus, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015 MoreLess Info
A two-theater, independently owned cinema, the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema shows a variety of independent, art house, foreign, and mainstream films. The theater also hosts live comedy and musical performances, and serves a variety of beers.
Macungie Memorial Park offers an array of recreational and leisure activities. The parks expansive grounds are perfect for picnics and walking, while sports enthusiasts will enjoy the ball fields, swimming pool and tennis courts.