- The list below includes 289 free or cheap things to do in or near Jamestown, Rhode Island, including 101 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Aquariums and Playgrounds.
- From Fort Wetherill State Park to Cottrell Pier - Greens Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jamestown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Providence, Fall River and Narragansett.
With a passion for historical preservation, Salve Regina University has acquired local historical homes and mansions, making it a unique and beautiful campus. The old homes have been turned into dorms, classrooms, and other school buildings, making the tour different from any other.
Seen in movies like The Great Gatsby and Amistad, Rosecliff Mansion is an early 20th Century manor home. The residence is maintained by a local preservation society that offers electronic and guided tours of the house and grounds daily.
Featuring ten auditoriums, Island Cinemas displays first-run feature films utilizing digital projection and sound. The theater offers a snack bar with food and drinks, stadium seating with rocker chairs and facilities for private parties and events.
The most popular oceanfront location in Newport is found at Easton's Beach. The site features gentle sands that are perfect for walking on, gentle surf for swimming and is conveniently located near shops and eateries.
Featuring full stadium seating and digital sound, Island Cinemas 10 is a movie theater showing the latest Hollywood released films to its guests. Other amenities include weekly ticket specials, a large concessions menu, and birthday party hosting.
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A Registered National Historic Landmark, the Gibert Stuart Museum, is located in the 1750's home of the famous painter of presidential portraits. The site features waterwheels, boat rentals for the 57-acre pond and walking trails.
With Photography on Foot, visitors can take a private photography lesson while visiting the sites and landmarks of the region. From mansions to landscapes, visitors have the opportunity to take pictures of scenic surroundings.