- The list below includes 74 free or cheap things to do in or near Fairborn, Ohio, including 62 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Sports Facilities/Fields, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- From Fairborn Community Park to Wedgewood Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fairborn and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dayton, Springfield, Yellow Springs and Kettering.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Covering 65 acres, the Carillon Historical Park is dedicated especially to the history of the area and the history of technology. Among the exhibits, there is the first practical airplane built in 1905, as well as the first automobile self-starter.
Hartman Rock Garden is home to numerous works of folk art including models of Philadelphia Independence Hall and Mount Vernon among other sculptures made from a variety of materials such as stone, concrete, metal and more.
The Pennsylvania House is a recently restored historic inn and tavern dating back to 1822. The facility operates as a museum today offering guided tours of authentic furnishings and exhibits of antique paintings, clocks, dolls, textiles and more.