- The list below includes 669 free or cheap things to do in or near Medford, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Skating Rinks, Bowling and Playgrounds.
- From Cummings Park to Barry Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Medford and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
Only 5 miles north of Boston and spanning 2,575 acres, the Middlesex Fells Reservation is home for activities that include rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking. Views of the stony hills are featured, along with ponds, lakes and trails.
A small, multi-use park spanning just under an acre, Albion Park features a playground for kids with a variety of equipment, including jungle gyms, swings, and slides. The playground also features a splash play area.
A community park, MacArthur Playground features a grass baseball field along with one full and two half basketball courts. It also offers a children's playground area with slides, swings, benches and picnic tables.
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Center for Arts at the Armory is a performing arts center residing in the historic Armory building. The center hosts performances from a wide variety of genres, from comedy to theater. The center also maintains a small cafe.
Ryan Family Amusements is a bowling alley with automatic scoring and an arcade. The bowling alley hosts a variety of bowling leagues and maintains a snack bar. Extreme Bowling is offered on Friday and Saturday nights.
A movie theater with IMAX, AMC Assembly Row 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater provides a bar with adult beverages, reserved seats, stadium seating and a concession area with food and drinks.