- The list below includes 133 free or cheap things to do in or near Cincinnati, Ohio, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Sports Facilities/Fields, Movie Theaters and Art Museum.
- From Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum to Eden Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cincinnati and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Covington, Newport, West Chester and Florence.
Founded in 1843, the Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum covers 200 acres and has 100,000 monuments which guard the eternal sleep of its residents. The arboretum has more than 3,000 trees, many of them older than a century.
94% 158 votes
22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
6 National Historic Landmarks are found in the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park: the Wright Cycle Company Building, the Hoover Block, the Huffman Prairie Flying Field, the 1905 Wright Flyer III, the Hawthorn Hill, and the Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial.
95% 143 votes
16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
The Wright Cycle Company Complex is located in the neighborhood where the Wright Brothers, pioneers in aviation, once lived. There are exhibits and guided tours through the neighborhood, which also includes the home of author Paul Lawrence Dunbar.
95% 171 votes
420 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1992, the America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co. is housed by a restored Packard Dealership. The store sells collectibles, gifts, and other themed items. The museum can be rented for private events.
The Neon is a small, independent theater that shows primarily independent films. Catering to the film buff, they also offer movie memorabilia. They feature a concession stand with a wide variety of refreshments, including iced coffee.
78% 18 votes
208 W Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
Dayton International Peace Museum is one of the few community-based institutions with a focus on peace. They provide educational programs and exhibits that are non-partisan and feature themes of nonviolent conflict resolution, social justice issues, international relations and peace.
95% 43 votes
Performance Place at the Schuster Center, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
Conducted by longtime veteran Neil Gittelman, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra performs a wide variety of musical programs and styles. They often partner with the Dayton Opera and Ballet companies for multigenre performances, and they offer an array of educational programs.
Warped Wing Brewery offers weekly tours where patrons can fully view the brewhouse and packaging line, sample pints or flights of beers and hear a history of the brewery. Their tasting room is open 5 nights a week.
Founded in 1919 and houses in a 1930 building, the Dayton Art Institute contains a collection gathered from all around the world and spanning across 5,000 years of art history. More than 1,000 items from this collection are permanently exhibited.