- The list below includes 132 free or cheap things to do in or near Durham, New Hampshire, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Hiking Trails, Playgrounds and History Museums.
- From Adams Point to Jackson Landing Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Durham and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hampton, Portsmouth, Ogunquit and Newburyport.
Affiliated with the University of New Hampshire, the UNH Observatory hosts free public sessions as well as free private sessions by advance appointment. The observatory also hosts special events, like the New England Astronomy Festival.
Situated on 400 acres, Bellamy River Wildlife Sanctuary offers visitors wetlands, creeks, rivers, and woodlands to explore. The sanctuary lets visitors hunt for turkey and other birds during the appropriate seasons.
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The Children's Museum of New Hampshire offers a variety of hands-on exhibits for all ages, including activities about dinosaurs, submarines and aerodynamics. Outdoor play opportunities include a playground and picnic area.