- The list below includes 660 free or cheap things to do in or near Cambridge, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bike Paths, Colleges & Universities and Specialty Museums.
- From Mt. Auburn Cemetery to Charles River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cambridge and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Salem and Beverly.
Showing 11-20 of 1110
Puzzling Adventures Boston MoreLess Info
Explore the city via an adventure combining the fun of a scavenger hunt with the information of a self-guided tour
90% 1635 votes
Cambridge, MA MoreLess Info
Located inside Harvard University, Harvard Yard is an open piece of land. At a size of 22.4 acres, the yard is the oldest established piece of land in the University, and offers the pubic free access.
83% 736 votes
Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Harvard Square, locally known as simply the Square, is the historic and cultural center of Cambridge and serves as a popular destination for shopping, dining, quality theater and sightseeing.
92% 526 votes
1376 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
The Hahvahd Tour is a guided tour of the university campus operated by the current students of Harvard. The tour includes all the major sites and historic buidlings in and around the campus accompanied with an informative commentary on the university's history.
90% 220 votes
485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
There are three different institutions that comprise the Harvard Art Museums, which are considered to be some of the top art museums in the world. The three museums are the Fogg, Arthur M. Sackler, and Busch-Reisinger which are combined with four research centers for students, scholars, and visitors.
95% 116 votes
1236 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
The Comedy Studio of Cambridge features a full food and drink menu and a different show every night of the week. Boasting an eclectic troupe ranging from deadpan to outrageous and everything in-between, each night is sure to entertain and tickle the funny bone.
91% 184 votes
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Artistic and independent films are the focus of the Brattle Theatre. It serves as the home venue for several major film events throughout the year, such as the Independent Film Festival Boston, Boston LGBT Film Festival, and Boston Underground Film Festival.
98% 59 votes
15 Broad Canal Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 MoreLess Info
Charles River Canoe & Kayak has several types of kayak and canoe available for rent, including double kayaks and ten-person canoes. They also offer guided tours and feature many classes at their paddling school.
90% 790 votes
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Established in 1998, the Harvard Museum of Natural History features a range of specimens from the collection of Harvard's three natural history research museums. The exhibits include the realistic flame-worked Glass Flowers, fossils and skeletons of dinosaurs and other mammals, minerals and more.
80% 463 votes
265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 MoreLess Info
MIT Museum is home to a diverse collection of artifacts ranging from technological designs and architectural models to nautical engineering and holography exhibits, compiled by the various departments of MIT. The Museum also offers many hands-on activities and educational programs.
88% 256 votes
1 Kendall Sq, Cambridge, MA 02139 MoreLess Info
Kendall Square Cinema is a small theater that shows a selection of acclaimed, independent and foreign films rather than big budget movies. They also have fresh concessions including health food and they validate parking for the adjacent garage.