- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Shreveport, Louisiana, including 31 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Specialty Museums, Art Museum and Parks.
- From Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park to A. C. Steere Park & Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Shreveport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bossier City.
94% 18 votes
8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport, LA 71107 MoreLess Info
With exhibits containing live animals, Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park provides an educational experience in its two classrooms. The park also has five miles of walking trails with exhibits, picnic areas and an aviary containing raptors.
Featuring an extensive playground, A. C. Steere Park & Playground has bridges, fireman poles, slides, and other climbing structures for kids to play in. The park also has picnic areas, a walking trail, and tennis courts.
57% 14 votes
601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101 MoreLess Info
Located along the Red River, the R.S. Barnwell Memorial Garden & Art Center offers visitors the chance to walk along well-landscaped garden of Louisiana wildlife. Bask in the beauty of the huge domes botanical garden or treat your nose to the fragrance garden.
52% 52 votes
Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, LA 71119 MoreLess Info
The rose forms the basis of the Gardens at the American Rose Center. During the official rose bloom season from April to October, the gardens are vibrant in both color and fragrance, but they transform into a twinkling light show during the winter.
More than four centuries of both American and European art is covered at the R. W. Norton Art Gallery. Prominent art includes the work of Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington within the gallery itself while a large azalea garden surrounds the building.
93% 74 votes
3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, LA 71109 MoreLess Info
Indigenous northwest Louisiana is highlighted at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum through many unique collections and a variety of rotating exhibits. The Native American artifacts within the museum serve as one of its star collections.
87% 244 votes
820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101 MoreLess Info
The fun and educational environment of Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center encourages exploration and active engagement for many scientific topics. There are over 290 science, space science, technology, and math exhibits in the 92,000 square foot center that also contains a planetarium and IMAX Dome Theatre.