- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Bedford, Indiana, including 52 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Bowling and Breweries.
- From Hoosier National Forest to Bluespring Caverns, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bedford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bloomington, French Lick, Nashville and West Baden Springs.
The WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology has thrilled more than 740,000 visitors to its award winning exhibits. Young and old will enjoy the Bubble-Airium and the live insects, lizards and reptiles in the Science Gallery.
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1133 E 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1941 and being the home of over 40,000 exhibits from all around the world and art's history, Indiana University Art Museum also developed the Provenance Project, which strives to document the provenience of each item exhibited, including the ones from the WWII period.
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202 East 6th Street, Bloomington, IN MoreLess Info
With both rotating and permanent exhibits to browse, Monroe County History Center & Genealogy Library offers visitors a look at the region's history and culture. The permanent exhibit includes artifacts like a carriage, pioneer cabin, and agricultural tools.
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Indiana University 1211 East 7Th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 MoreLess Info
Indiana University Auditorium is one of the premier cultural centers of the Midwest and remains the primary gathering place for community ceremonies, lectures and a range of performing arts. IAU also hosts important figures in government, science and the arts.
Featuring a wide range of genres, Indiana University Cinema provides the community of screenings of underground film, scientific documentaries, arthouse movies, foreign flicks, and more. The cinema hosts a midnight series with classic films shown at midnight.
100% 42 votes
401 N Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47403 MoreLess Info
The Bloomington Community Farmers Market is a farmers market that occurs from April through November. The market provides musical and theatrical entertainment as well as farm tours and special food tasting events.
A craft brewery that makes a variety of beers including IPAs and wheat ales, Upland Brewing Co also features a full-service restaurant and bar area. The restaurant serves pub fare and a variety of vegetarian options.