- The list below includes 632 free or cheap things to do in or near Newton, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Playgrounds.
- From Cold Spring Park to Hammond Pond Reservation, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
Blockbusters and classics can be found at the Showcase Super Lux Movie Theater. Seats are extra wide and plush, each equipped with a call button so guests can order food and drink at any time during the movie.
Showcase SuperLux aims to change how we experience movies. A full dining experience with wait-staff is available in-theater. From steaks to seafood the executive chef prepared menu has something for everyone. Enjoy a wine-pairing with your dinner and movie.
Focused around Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy, Longyear Museum was originally opened in 1937 at the former home of Christian Science student Mary Beecher Longyear. It offers tours and features documents, art, photographs and artifacts related to Mrs. Eddy.
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History buffs will appreciate a visit to Jackson Homestead and Museum. Built in 1809, this house has historical significance as a station on the Underground Railroad prior to the Civil War. Among the displays at the museum is a cellar in which slaves may have hidden.
West Newton Cinema is an independently owned and operated 6 screen vintage movie theater. The theater features a lot of silver-age movie antiques and memorabilia and airs a mix of classic, independent, foreign, and mainstream films.
Located on the campus of Boston College, Alumni Stadium offers stadium benches to see the latest college football home games. The stadium has concession stands spread throughout the facility that offer sodas and refreshments.
With sports facilities open to the public, Casey Park provides amenities like basketball courts, tennis courts, hockey rinks, and multipurpose fields. There are also leisure opportunities at picnic areas, walking paths, and playgrounds.