- The list below includes 93 free or cheap things to do in or near Kettering, Ohio, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Breweries, Pubs and Movie Theaters.
- From Cox Arboretum MetroPark to Hills & Dales MetroPark, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kettering and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dayton, Lebanon, Springfield and Fairborn.
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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.
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208 W Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402 MoreLess Info
Dayton International Peace Museum is one of the few community-based institutions with a focus on peace. They provide educational programs and exhibits that are non-partisan and feature themes of nonviolent conflict resolution, social justice issues, international relations and peace.
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.
Along with leagues and special tournament events, Beaver-Vu Bowling is a fun place for family entertainment. On weekends, bowlers can enjoy cosmic bowling along with refreshments like pizza, candy and beverages.
A bowling center featuring 64 lanes, Beaver-Vu Bowl offers open and league bowling with a pro shop. The center provides a cafe with food and drinks, two full bars, a sub shop, billiard tables and dart boards.
With permanent exhibitions such as Discovery Zoo and African Room, home of Nesiur the Mummy, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery intends to attract especially children in order to educate them in a playful manner. There is a total of 9 permanent exhibitions in here, as well as other temporary ones.
Founded in 1962, the National Aviation Hall of Fame honors individuals who have contributed to the United States' history of aviation. Exhibits cover the history of early flight, World War I, World War II, the jet plane, and space flight.