- The list below includes 41 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbia, Missouri, including 28 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Music Venue and Art Museum.
- From Shelter Gardens to Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boonville, Fulton and Jefferson City.
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Cavalo Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Columbia, MO MoreLess Info
Adults and children learn the basic moves and grappling techniques of jiu-jitsu during one month of unlimited classes
94% 35 votes
12 miles east of Columbia off I-70, Columbia, MO MoreLess Info
Columbia, Missouri is home to Shryocks Callaway Farms, a huge enterprise with many public attractions. Its most popular features including the corn maze, hayrides and a mini-tractor course. Shryocks Callaway is also a working produce farm.
93% 29 votes
1 Pickard Hall, Columbia, MO 65211 MoreLess Info
The permanent collections at the Museum of Art & Archaeology includes artifacts from ancient Egypt, 15th century works of art from Europe, as well as many other items from all around the globe.
92% 12 votes
1025 East Walnut Street, Columbia, MO 65201 MoreLess Info
A downtown art gallery, the PS Gallery features a rotating variety of art exhibits by artists of various levels of renown. The gallery carries works in a variety of media for sale.
75% 28 votes
17 N. 9th Street, Columbia, MO 65201 MoreLess Info
Established in 1980, The Blue Note was the host to numerous famous artists, such as REM and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Every year, it organizes the Ninth Street Summerfest Festival.
79% 19 votes
701 E. Cherry St., Columbia, MO 65201 MoreLess Info
Anyone having a sweet tooth will enjoy the time spent at The Candy Factory. There are plenty of chocolate specialties to be tasted at this 1970's facility.
100% 2 votes
1701 W Ash Street, Columbia, MO 65203 MoreLess Info
At Activity & Recreation Center â€' Columbia, visitors can use a 73,000 square foot facility filled with fitness equipment, a gymnasium, and aquatics center. The aquatics center features an indoor leisure pool with slides, lazy rivers, fountains, and lifeguards.
100% 5 votes
1305 Business Loop 70 E, Columbia, MO 65201 MoreLess Info
In operation for over 76 years, Empire Roller Rink is the place for both novice and experienced skaters. The rink is open for adult skate nights, birthday parties, skate lessons, and more.
An eight-screen move theater, Forum 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, D-BOX motion seats, self-service ticketing, a party room and a snack bar with food and drinks.
67% 27 votes
2300 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, MO 65203 MoreLess Info
The Columbia Mall is an indoor shopping mall that is the largest of its kind in the area. It features dozens of retail stores and restaurants, as well as a post office, bank and car wash.