- 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.
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Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 MoreLess Info
With views of the Niagara Falls, Schoellkopf Geological Museum offers visitors educational information about the rock layers that make up the falls. The museum has displays filled with rocks and fossils.
1711 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 MoreLess Info
Built in 1921, The Rapids Theatre is a theater venue that can be rented for weddings, banquets, dinners, corporate events, and private parties. The theater hosts musical concerts, live plays, and comedy shows.
The Rapids Bowling Center features open bowling as well as a variety of leagues and tournament play. The center offers summer league programs, and hosts parties and special events. The Waves Bar and Grill is also on the premises.
A 12-screen movie theater, Regal Niagara Falls Stadium 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a lobby snack bar.
Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum houses over 5,700 modern and contemporary art works spanning 1850 to the present. View permanent exhibits of well known masters such as Picasso, Dali, Warhol, Basquiat, and others, along with traveling exhibits
Bordering the Niagara River, Buckhorn State Park provides for an array of outdoor activities. This includes a multi-purpose trail for walking, bicycling and cross-country skiing when weather permits. Park visitors can also canoe and fish in the park.
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469 Plain Street, Lewiston, NY 14092 MoreLess Info
Lewiston Historical Society Museum has a whirlpool jet boat tour that takes people on a tour of the Niagara river on 'wet jets'. There is also the Theater in the Mist, where visitors can view the performances of a local theater troupe.
Music, theater, and family fun are the focus of Artpark in Lewiston. The site is on top of 150 acres of land that overlooks the Niagara River Gorge and features the Mainstage Theater, Outdoor Amphitheater, steel sculptures, hiking trails, and picnic areas.
Run by the Lewiston Council on the Arts, Lewiston Opera House hosts a variety of performing arts events for the community. On Tuesdays, it hosts the Lewiston Arts Cafe, an event where poets and songwriters perform.