- 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.
At the Liberty Bell Center, visitors can see the Liberty Bell, extremely large reproductions of historical documents, and pictures displaying myths and facts about the Bell. Visitors can also see an x-ray of the crack.
As a part of Rutgers University, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts features the work of local and international artists in its art gallery. At the Stedman Gallery Stage, visitors can watch poetry, book readings, films, and other arts performances.
Accredited by the American Zoological and Aquarium Association, the Adventure Aquarium is a massive attraction that features numerous exhibits, meetings with biologists, and even the only display of Great Hammerhead sharks in the United States. There are also hands-on exhibits within seven touch areas.
Children and families are both welcome at the Camden Children's Garden that encourages knowledge of the natural world. The four-acre horticulture garden provides experiences for imaginative play and creative learning.
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Marlborough Valley Corn Maize features a corn maze, hay rides, hay bales to jump around on, a corn box and corn shooter. They also provide farm animals for petting and feeding and offer a haunted hay ride at night.
The tours on the Battleship New Jersey try to be very interactive. Guests to the historical ship are able to walk along the passageways, tight spaces, and main deck with the ability to also visit the deep interior that involves climbing some of the ship's ladders.