- The list below includes 78 free or cheap things to do in or near Madrid, Iowa, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like Gardens, Parks, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- From Iowa Arboretum to Perfect Games, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Madrid and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, Ames, West Des Moines and Urbandale.
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101 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Part of the Cinemark theater chain, the Century 20 Jordan Creek is a movie theater multiplex that shows primarily first run Hollywood movies with fully digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of concession options.
6925 Mills Civic Pkwy, Unit 110, Jordan Creek Town Center, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Located indoors, Glow Golf provides visitors with a 54-hole miniature golf course with glow-in-the-dark obstacles. In addition to miniature golf, the center has a laser maze where kids can navigate through laser beams.
West Des Moines' Valley Junction is a regentrifying area that boasts fine boutiques, dining and entertainment. In clement weather, patrons enjoy strolling through the junction's tree-lined paths. Parking is available on the streets and in several affordable pay lots.
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560 S Prairie View Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
The Funny Bone is one of a small chain of comedy clubs, with this location featuring regular performances from nationally touring stand-up professionals. The club also offers dinners and a full bar service to audience members during performances.
Olson-Larsen Gallerie's is a contemporary gallery representing over 60 of the finest artists in the Midwest. Located in Historic Valley Junction, Olson-Larsen fulfills its commitment to original art through exhibitions and support services for clients ranging from individuals to corporations.