- The list below includes 49 free or cheap things to do in or near Bloomington, Indiana, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Historic Homes, Running/Jogging and Religious Buildings.
- From Indiana University to Bryan Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Bloomington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nashville, Bedford, Martinsville and Corydon.
Glowgolf 49 Maryland Street, Indianapolis, IN MoreLess Info
Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes
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.
100% 5 votes
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.
89% 9 votes
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.
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.
4505 E. 3rd. Street, Bloomington, IN 47401 MoreLess Info
Lazerlite Laser Tag is a laser tag facility and arcade. Lazerlite features a full size laser tag arena and offers a variety of laser tag formats. Visitors can also visit the in-house pizzeria and snack shop.
At Bear's Place, visitors can enjoy specialty drinks while watching a game of poker and listening to live music. On Mondays, the pub hosts an open mic night where visitors can practice their comedy routine for a live audience.
A 32-lane bowling center, Classic Bowling Lanes offers open and league bowling along with birthday party hosting. The center provides a pro shop, automatic scoring, shoe rental and a snack bar with food, drinks and adult beverages.
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1965 S Henderson Street, Bloomington, IN 47401 MoreLess Info
A city owned and operated ice rink, the Frank Southern Center/Ice Arena is open seasonally between September and March. The arena hosts youth hockey leagues, offers open skating, and can be reserved for parties.