- The list below includes 389 free or cheap things to do in or near Riverside, California, including 126 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Other Entertainment and History Museums.
- From Mount Rubidoux Park to California Citrus State Historic Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Riverside and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chino, Fontana, Claremont and San Bernardino.
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Immerse yourself in fantasy worlds such as a walking on the moon, or battling a horde of zombie’s with virtual reality gaming
93% 278 votes
P.O. Box 6463, March Air Reserve Base, Riverside, CA 92518 MoreLess Info
Displaying over 70 aircraft and more than 30,000 individual artifacts, the March Field Air Museum focuses on March Field's pivotal role in the development of flight. The museum features items from as early as the 1920's.
The Mission Inn Museum stands to preserve the culture and history of the Mission Inn, Riverside and the surrounding California communities. The museum highlights artifacts, photography and paintings from the areas artisans as well as a quaint gift shop.
Opened in 1964 with a single screen, the Van Buren Drive-In Theatre has become a favorited weekend destination for locals. Featuring the latest movies on multiple screens, the drive-in is a fun way to mix modern entertainment with a classic experience.
A 14-screen movie theater, Jurupa 14 Cinemas displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, 3D movies, a game room, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
74% 43 votes
3824 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501 MoreLess Info
Affiliated with the University of California, Riverside, the California Museum of Photography offers rotating exhibits for visitors to enjoy. The site also contains a permanent collection of photographic works and tools that were used to create photographs.
76% 42 votes
3580 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501 MoreLess Info
The Riverside Metropolitan Museum contains a variety of exhibits, including the 'Along the Santa Ana' exhibit. The location also features a Nature Lab and natural history, cultural, historical, and archival collections.
88% 25 votes
900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521 MoreLess Info
University of California Riverside Student Recreation Center is a 155,000 square foot facility with a pool, weight room and climbing wall among other amenities. They offer classes in fitness, dance, tennis, CPR, self-defense, meditation and martial arts.
Since 1960 Adams Motorsports Park has been offering an exhilarating race experience to visitors of Riverside. The company offers a selection of experiences, such as kart racing, drifting, pocket bikes, mini-moto, motorcycles or super moto racing.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Tyler Galleria 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.