- The list below includes 16 free or cheap things to do in or near Skowhegan, Maine, including 54 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Mini Golf, Other Entertainment and Breweries.
- From Coburn Park to Margaret Chase Smith Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Skowhegan and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waterville.
Preserved for eternity at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is United States military memorabilia and land transportation equipment. Some of the antiques available for viewing include potato diggers, tractors, fire engines, motorcycles, bicycles, and snowplows.
A small park area, Fairmount Park features grassy fields and trees along with a half basketball court. The park provides a children's play structure, swings, picnic tables, benches and a paved path along the park's perimeter.
The Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum is a historical museum focusing on the history of the logging industry in the Rangeley area. Attractions include multiple logging related exhibits and various annually hosted events and festivals.
J. Norman Martin was paid $137 to create the fiberglass-over-metal frame Paul Bunyan statue that sits opposite the Bangor Civic Center. The 37-foot tall statue weighs 3,700 pounds, and Martin built the statue to withstand 110 mile an hour winds.
One of the participants of the Ready to Learn national program, the Maine Discovery Museum was opened in 2001. Besides the hands-on exhibitions and the learning programs, it can also host birthday parties and other special events.