- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Richmond, Indiana, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Basketball and Bowling.
- From Glen Miller Park to Rose Garden, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richmond and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Centerville and Hagerstown.
The Rose Garden features, as the name suggests, a variety of roses and other botanical garden features, including a fountain and a gazebo. Guests who enjoy this location's natural beauty can also book weddings at this site.
Featuring a 177 acre lake, Middlefork Reservoir Park can be used for fishing and boating with boat rentals available at the park. It has picnic areas, nature trails, a playground, volleyball courts and a nearby dog park.
Richmond Parks & Recreation arranges, oversees, and maintains the various community parks, trails, and greenways in the community. The department also sponsors and schedules a variety of programs and events.
Hayes Arboretum is a nature and wildlife area spanning over 400 acres. Visitors can walk or bike several mile-long trails, which will lead them through forests, past streams and ponds, and near wildlife such as deer and turkeys.
Model T Ford Museum is filled with a collection of vehicles and memorabilia related to T-models. The stars being 1909 touring car, an English-built town car, a cut away chassis and more. Manuals, publications, CDs and restoration DVDs are available.
Joseph Moore Museum was established as a teaching collection. The stars of the collection are the Egyptian mummy, giant prehistoric mammals and the live snake collection. The paleontology department deserves a special mention. Group tours are welcome.
Dedicated to the visual arts, Richmond Art Museum offers an array of exhibits covering various genres. This includes the works of both local and regional artists. Continuing their mission to advance the arts, educational programs are also offered here.