- The list below includes 34 free or cheap things to do in or near North Mankato, Minnesota, including 39 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, Movie Theaters, Parks and History Museums.
- From Mankato Brewery to Seven Mile Creek Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in North Mankato and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Ulm, Mankato and Ely.
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86% 35 votes
1119 Center Street, North Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
A popular local spot known for its signature light and dark brews, Mankato Brewery features beer tastings, tours with generous samples and hosts special events with live music and comedy acts.
92% 25 votes
Hwy 169 between North Mankato & St. Peter, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
Popular among the trout fishermen, the Seven Mile Creek Park also has trails with various degrees of difficulty, playgrounds, and picnic shelters.
95% 41 votes
Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
Red Jacket is a bike trail from Mankato to Rapidan. The route utilizes converted railroad trestles. The trail has some tree-lined portions which offer shades, and it is paved for smooth riding.
96% 24 votes
121 E. Cherry Street, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota is a non-profit company that provides a fun, hands-on, interactive environment for children of all ages to learn. But even though it's geared towards children, adults will also enjoy touring the museum.
67% 3 votes
12 Civic Center Plz, Ste 16, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Renovated to include electric, reclining seats, Maverick 4 Theater features movies in their second run. Although the theater offers discounted tickets, it strives to provide a quality experience with comfortable seating, great sound and a variety of concessions.
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12 Civic Center Plz # 1640, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
With each auditorium featuring stadium seating, Carmike Stadium Cinema 6 shows the latest films in digital projection with surround sound. On select days, the theater offers discounted tickets to guests.
100% 14 votes
120 South Broad Street, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
Carnegie Art Center is a visual arts gallery featuring the work of regional artists. Since 1981, the Carnegie has been documenting and presenting the contemporary culture of Greater Minnesota through the visual arts, crafts, and design.
86% 7 votes
415 Cherry Street, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
The Blue Earth County Historical Society was founded in 1901 as a way to both preserve local history and share it with the community. The society currently operates the History Center Museum, the historic R.D. Hubbard House, the Research Center, and the Museum Gift Shop.
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300 E Mabel Street, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Tourtellotte Park is a community owned and managed park that features lighted ball fields, volleyball courts and a playground area. The park also offers picnic areas with grills, and has a community pool open during the summer season.