- The list below includes 169 free or cheap things to do in or near Independence, Missouri, including 67 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- From Harry S. Truman Library & Museum to Midwest Genealogy Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Independence and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Shawnee, Kansas City, Kansas City and Liberty.
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Players must decipher clues and solve puzzles to escape their themed escape room
Independence, Missouri is home to the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Dedicated to the legacy of late United States President Harry S. Truman, the facility offers visitor tours and hosts a series of lectures called 'Talkin' Truman.'
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3440 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055 MoreLess Info
Part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system, the Midwest Genealogy Center houses nearly 750,000 resources related to family history. All of the resources are free to use at this 52,000 square foot facility.
Covering 9,500 acres of land and water bodies, the Fleming Park attracts each year more than 1,300,000 visitors. Among all the amenities in here, there can be remembered the fishing ponds, the full-service marinas, and the 4 soccer fields.
Waterfall Park is a public city-run park that provides visitors with a scenic and enjoyable experience. The park contains a number of amenities, including fishing access in the nearby lake, a shaded picnic area, and access to a waterfall.
While also providing the necessary information about the area to anyone looking for it, the Independence Visitors' Center exhibits items depicting the lives of those who lived in the area in the beginning of the 19th century.
89% 267 votes
223 N. Main St., Independence, MO 64050 MoreLess Info
Declared a National Historic Site in 1983, the Harry S Truman National Historic Site has on its premises the Truman House and the Truman Farm House. There are exhibited more than 50,000 items depicting the life of the former president and its family.
50% 2 votes
206 W Maple Avenue, Independence, MO 64050 MoreLess Info
Featuring a collection of classic cabinet-style arcade games with a decidedly retro feel, the Electric Theatre Vintage Arcade supplies games to a variety of local and regional restaurants and bars.