- The list below includes 242 free or cheap things to do in or near Chester, Pennsylvania, including 106 different types of inexpensive activities like Other Entertainment, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From PPL Park to Harrah's Casino, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chester and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Philadelphia, Wilmington, Newark and West Chester.
Featuring seasonal events throughout the year, Linvilla Orchards has grown into much more than a typical pick-your-own fruit farm. The farm includes a petting zoo, fishing, indoor mini-golf, playground and other fun for the whole family.
Opened in 2005, the Pennsylvania Veteran's Museum serves to preserve the history and legacy of all U.S. veterans. The museum features informational displays to educate all those who visit, with a focus on educating youth, on the history of our nations fighters.
Turning Point Gallery is an art gallery that focuses on American studio handcrafted jewelry and glass sculptures from over a dozen artists that specialize in the medium. They also have art furniture and original paintings.
The Pennsylvania Veterans Museum maintains a permanent collection of historical artifacts and exhibits pertaining to veterans of the armed forces. It hosts educational programs and frequent special events, and produces educational films and lesson plans for teachers.
Situated on 33 acres of hillsides, Glen Providence Park features a duck pond, streams and hiking trails through wooded terrain. The park provides an area suitable for picnics, fishing, sledding, nature study and wildlife viewing.
A farmers' market and garden center that specializes in locally grown fresh produce, Wolff's Apple House has been in business since 1910. In addition to their signature apples, the market sells a variety of seasonal produce and local meats.
An eight-screen movie theater, AMC Granite Run 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers auditorium rentals for private events as well as a concession area with food and drinks.