- The list below includes 643 free or cheap things to do in or near Brookline, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Playgrounds, Historic Sites and Movie Theaters.
- From Larz Anderson Park to Corey Hill Outlook, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Brookline and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
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83 Beals Street, Brookline, MA 02446 MoreLess Info
Nestled in Brookline, Massachusetts, the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site preserves the birthplace of former United States President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The site's centerpiece is the house where the late President Kennedy spent his young childhood.
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99 Warren St., Brookline, MA MoreLess Info
The Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site celebrates the nation's most known parkmaker. The pioneer of landscape design was the first to value the aesthetic appeal to large scale businesses and made a name for himself that way.
Brookline Reservoir offers a path for fishermen, joggers, walkers, families and doggies. There is a pond, lots of benches along the way and during the summer months trees surround the reservoir providing ample shade.
Coolidge Corner Theatre is an independent movie theater that plays a selection of classic, mainstream, and indie films and has midnight showings too. The concession stand has a bar with premium beers, wines and liquors and local baked goods.
Located in Brookline, Massachusetts, the Coolidge Corner Theater is one of the oldest and largest functioning cinemas in the eastern United States. The opulently-decorated theater plays art films, foreign movies, independent projects and special broadcasts of operas, ballets, and other large-scale performances.
Boasting Americas oldest car collection, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum maintains a large collection of vintage and classic automobiles. The museum hosts a variety of educational programs and special events, and is available for private functions.
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Larz Anderson Park, Brookline, MA 2445 MoreLess Info
Larz Anderson Auto Museum houses the country's oldest collection of vintage automobiles which date back to early 20th century as well as multiple non-motorized transports such as authentic horse-drawn sleighs and carriages.
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347 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 2446 MoreLess Info
One of Brooklineâ€™s oldest surviving colonial era buildings, the Brookline Historical Society Edward Devotion House dates back to approximately 1740. The house is now a museum, and is open for tours.
Opened in 1903, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a Venetian styled building which contains a noted art collection of importance. Artists represented include Botticelli, Degas, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Sargent.