- The list below includes 119 free or cheap things to do in or near Bath, Maine, including 83 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Hiking Trails, Pubs and Specialty Museums.
- From Library Park to Josephine Newman Sanctuary, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bath and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Brunswick, Boothbay Harbor, Freeport and Boothbay.
Opened in 1985, Wiscasset Bay Gallery is an art gallery specialized in nineteenth through twenty-first century American and European paintings. The gallery showcases several art Exhibitions with an emphasis on artists from Maine and Monhegan Island.
Oven's Mouth Preserve is located on two peninsulas located adjacent to each other. Visitors to the site find hiking trails from which eagles, osprey, otters and deer are often spotted, an old homestead that can be explored, and a beach.
Open on Thursdays from 9 to noon, the Boothbay Farmers' Market features the wares of Maine farmers, fishermen, and artisans. Items on offer include wine, cheese, syrup, seafood, produce, milk, jewelry, and many others.
Built in 1807, Castle Tucker gives a look into 150 years of a prominent family's history. Visitors can see three generations of Victorian-era possessions, including a grand piano, hand-painted fine china and an original spyglass used by Captain Richard Tucker.
Visitors to Boothbay Railway Village can experience a bygone era that includes vintage automobiles, 19th century buildings and the steam locomotive exhibit that can be ridden through the village. The antique vehicles include cars over 100 years old.
The Boothbay Railway Museum is ringed by a train track, and visitors can ride a model train to various museum locations. Displays include antique cars, toys, a replica of a classic fire house, and antique farming equipment.