- The list below includes 52 free or cheap things to do in or near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Children's Museums, History Museums and Dog Park.
- From Stones River Greenway to Stones River National Cemetery, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Murfreesboro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Smyrna, Brentwood, Lebanon and Mount Juliet.
Spring Hill Self-Guided Battlefield Driving Tour offers a self-guided tour of important Spring Hill battlefield locations. Patrons can read about the battles as well as view interpretive markers, monuments, and artillery pieces situated along the way.
The Great Escape is a shopping location that sells a variety of vintage CDs, DVDs, comic books, and video games. Guests of the site who are unable to purchase their favorite items can buy them online at location's online marketplace later on.
A multi-sport athletic complex, Drake's Creek Park offers facilities for football, baseball, basketball, soccer and volleyball, several of which are under lights. The park also features a playground, picnic shelters and walking path.
Covering a 10,000 square foot temporary exhibition hall and 60,000 square feet of permanent exhibits, the Tennessee State Museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation. The exhibits begin roughly 15,000 years in the past with prehistoric humans and continue through the 1900s.
Centennial Park is home to several diverse experiences, including a performing arts centre, historical monuments, a sunken garden, bandshell and a one-mile walking trail. Play volleyball at the sand courts, or paddleboat on the pond.
Known as one of the strongest research institutions in the southeast, Vanderbilt University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for its students to complete. Additionally, the school's athletic programs also participate in the Southeastern Conference.
Visitors who have always wanted to go to Greece will enjoy the only full-size replica of the Parthenon in the world. The inside of this site features a museum with information about the purpose of the original building in Greece: the Centennial Fair.
Marathon Music Works is a performance venue that hosts a variety of concerts during the year for guests to enjoy. Visitors of this location will be able to purchase adult beverages at the bar or gain VIP access to the balcony.