- The list below includes 61 free or cheap things to do in or near Finger Lakes, New York, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Movie Theaters, Breweries and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Weaver View Farms to Keuka Lake Outlet Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Finger Lakes and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Penn Yan, Auburn, Canandaigua and Seneca Falls.
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657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
There are more than 1.2 million items in the permanent collection of Rochester Museum & Science Center. Books, media, documents, photography, and many others can be found in here.
Most of the shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium are directed toward school groups, but public shows are also held on a weekly basis. There are also Saturday night laser shows choreographed to music with a different theme each month.
Established in 1913, the Memorial Art Gallery has gathered since then a collection of 12,000 items, from all around the world, covering domains such as painting and sculpture. Some of the artifacts can be traced back to ancient Egypt.
There are 72 lanes available at the AMF Strike N Spare Lanes bowling alley. The entertainment center also features a restaurant serving a full pub-style menu, arcade games, and a lounge area with two flat-screen televisions.
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One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
Hundreds of thousands of toy-related items are found in the collection at the National Museum of Play at The Strong, including in here the largest collection of dolls in the world. Among the attractions in here, there can mentioned the Discovery Garden, the aquarium reef tanks, and the Reading Adventureland.
The 16-mile Genesee Riverway Trail runs from the Erie Canal through downtown to Lake Ontario. The trail runs through nine historic districts and passes through or near 12 city parks along the Genesee River.
The Little Theatre is considered to be the premier cultural center in the United States for the presentation of independent and foreign films. The venue also features visual arts and music for the greater Rochester community.
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353 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
Manhattan Square Park & Ice Rink is now known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park and Ice Rink. Open year round, skaters love spending hours on the ice in winter while the summer months it turns into a calm reflection pool with fountains.