Free & Cheap Things to Do in Columbus, IN

  • The list below includes 38 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbus, Indiana, including 15 different types of inexpensive activities like Religious Buildings, Movie Theaters, Children's Museums and Parks.
  • From Mill Race Park to People Trails, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nashville, Greensburg, Corydon and Edinburgh.
  • The list below includes 38 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbus, Indiana, including 15 different types of inexpensive activities like Religious Buildings, Movie Theaters, Children's Museums and Parks.
  • From Mill Race Park to People Trails, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Nashville, Greensburg, Corydon and Edinburgh.
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Classes open to all levels feature painting in various styles accompanied by expert instruction and drink specials
0.7 Miles
95% 86 votes
Parks 5th and Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN 47201 MoreLess Info
Trails, shelters, a playground, and other amenities are found in Mill Race Park. On its 32 acres are also found the Mill Race Tower and the Custer-Nugent Amphitheatre.
0.1 Miles
83% 18 votes
Hiking Trails Columbus, IN 47202 MoreLess Info
People Trails offers recreational walkers an eight-mile trail featuring both asphalt and natural dirt paths. The trails wind around and through the town, providing numerous places for stopping to sightsee, shop, or eat.
3.5 Miles
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Parks 5517-5673 Regency Drive, Columbus, IN 47203 MoreLess Info
McCullough's Run Park sits on 50 acres and currently features a shelter, picnic tables and a playground. The playground offers transfer stations, so those in wheelchairs can lift themselves onto the equipment.
0.2 Miles
97% 86 votes
Historic Sites 506 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN 47201 MoreLess Info
The Miller House and Garden Tour is a must-see for modernist architecture lovers. Intimate guided tours are available as you explore the architect's use of light and art to create a beautiful living space.
1.9 Miles
97% 29 votes
Religious Buildings 850 Tipton Lane, Columbus, IN MoreLess Info
Founded in 1955, the North Christian Church's building was constructed in 1964 and has an 192 feet-high spire above a oculus. Besides the worship area, it also has a classroom, an auditorium, a kitchen and an activities area.
0.2 Miles
96% 23 votes
Religious Buildings 531 5th St., Columbus, IN MoreLess Info
The First Christian Church is consisted by a 45 feet-high Sanctuary, a Tower 160 feet-high, a Cross on the east-side, a sunken terrace, the Fellowship Hall which sets 350 tables and the reflecting pool. It was built in 1942 and is the first contemporary building in the area.
1.9 Miles
92% 26 votes
Religious Buildings 1306 27th St., Columbus, IN MoreLess Info
While the old church was constructed in 1841, the parish of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church is consisted from the old and the new worship areas. Since 2003, it was added with a gymnasium and administrative facilities.
0.2 Miles
98% 212 votes
Architecture Tours 506 Fifth Street, Columbus, IN 47201 MoreLess Info
The Columbus Architecture Tour is a two-hour, guided bus tour throughout the city of Columbus, Indiana. The tour features world-renowned buildings and artwork by internationally-known artists.
0.2 Miles
98% 212 votes
Architecture Tours 506 5th Street, Columbus, IN 47201 MoreLess Info
The Columbus Visitors Center Architecture Tour is a tour experience that shows off the art and architecture that made Columbus a famous place. The tour gives discounted ticketing prices to students.
0.1 Miles
91% 197 votes
Specialty Museums 329 Washington St., Columbus, IN 47201 MoreLess Info
Bringing back the good old fashioned days is Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor and Museum. The parlor is decked out with stained glass and beautiful curved oak, and customers are served from an old fashioned soda fountain while they listen to music from the glory days.
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