- The list below includes 317 free or cheap things to do in or near Richardson, Texas, including 94 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Playgrounds.
- From Crowley Park to Cottonwood Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richardson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Plano, Frisco and Irving.
Texas Sculpture Garden is a collection of 150 pieces from prominent Texas artists. Visitors can walk outdoor trails and view huge sculptures of animals and abstract art, surrounded by scenic landscape, fountains, and lakes.
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2201 N. Field Street, Dallas, TX 75201 MoreLess Info
Opening in 2012, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, is predicated on discovery through hands-on, interactive, exhibits. The children's museum is a family favorite while exhibits exploring weather phenomena and prehistoric times are fun for all.
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1462 First Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210 MoreLess Info
From Stingray Bay to the Intertidal Zone, the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park is an interactive attraction designed to provide hands-on experiences with marine life. Meet an albino alligator, upside-down jellyfish, giant Pacific octopus, and electric eel.
Fair Park is not only a location suitable for a nice walk during ordinary days, but also a site that features museums and other events. Guests who are interested in shopping can also attend this 227 acre location's flea markets.
A 220-acre facility, McInnish Park features 27 sports fields for soccer, baseball and softball along with concession and restroom facilities. The park also has a fishing lake, picnic tables, grills, playgrounds and a boat launch for canoes and kayaks.