- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Niagara Falls, New York, including 59 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Waterfalls and Hiking Trails.
- From Bridal Veil Falls to Niagara Falls, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Niagara Falls and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Buffalo, North Tonawanda, Lockport and Lewiston.
22% 133 votes
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 MoreLess Info
Niagara Falls Discovery Center features hands-on interactive displays, a multi-screen theater experience and a rock climbing wall with fossils and geological formations. Several miles of hiking trails can be found outside.
Winter can be enjoyed throughout the year at Snow Park Niagara Falls which is located in the downtown area. There is a 50-foot high, five-lane snow tubing hill, snow play area, and terrain park for snowboarding and skiing.
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Old Falls St. and Prospect St., Niagara Falls, NY 14303 MoreLess Info
A different view of this natural wonder can be obtained with the Niagara Falls Walking Tours, with a stand-up comedian as a guide, on a 1.5 mile long trail. There are three types of tours available: Family Fireworks Tour, Private Group Tours, and the NYC Day Trip.
Old scientific instruments and other artifacts focused on the history of scientific discover are the main focus of the Niagara Science Museum. The current collection is made of over 2,000 scientific instruments and technologies from the 1700s through the present.
A vintage-styled, classic trolley tour, the Niagara Scenic Trolley offers guided tours that offer history, information, and activity ideas as guests see an array of scenic attractions. Guests can get on and off trolleys at will to move between attractions.
1 Prospect Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 MoreLess Info
Niagara Adventure Theater presents a feature film about the history of Niagara Falls. Boasting a 45-foot screen and stadium-style seating, the theater hosts school and tourist groups, and is part of the multi-attraction Discovery Pass package.
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303 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 MoreLess Info
The Niagara Wax Museum of History is an educational museum that features wax figures of historical personalities associated with Niagara Falls, as well as information about local history. There is a Presidents' portrait hall, as well.
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5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14109 MoreLess Info
With a collection of over 5700 works, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University features art by a number of well-known artists including Picasso, Dali and Warhol. The museum presents exhibitions with artist talks and workshops included.
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Big Lots Plaza, 2429 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 MoreLess Info
Featuring a digital projection system, Four Seasons Cinemas shows a variety of second-run films, ranging from comedies to horror, in its auditoriums. The theater offers discounted ticket rates on select days.
Offering unique and memorable tours to its guests, Cataract Tours provides a scenic guided tour of Niagara Falls and the surrounding area. During the tours, guests learn about the local history while taking in picturesque views of the falls.