- The list below includes 663 free or cheap things to do in or near Somerville, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Pubs and Dog Park.
- From Zero New Washington Street Dog Park to Nunziato Field Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Somerville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Salem.
As an aquatics center, Tufts Pool - Medford Community Pool offers visitors a shallow wading pool in addition to a normal depth pool. Visitors can swim in the pool during open swim hours, or enroll their children in swim lessons.
There are three different institutions that comprise the Harvard Art Museums, which are considered to be some of the top art museums in the world. The three museums are the Fogg, Arthur M. Sackler, and Busch-Reisinger which are combined with four research centers for students, scholars, and visitors.
Founded in 1636, Harvard University is the country's oldest and one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning. Harvard Yard, which is the university's historic center, contains many attractions including the statue of John Harvard, the Memorial Church and more.
Established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on a defunct railroad right of way, the Minuteman Trail passes through the area where the American Revolution began, notably part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight ride. The 10-mile bike path is maintained by its four local communities.
The Comedy Studio of Cambridge features a full food and drink menu and a different show every night of the week. Boasting an eclectic troupe ranging from deadpan to outrageous and everything in-between, each night is sure to entertain and tickle the funny bone.
Kendall Square Cinema is a small theater that shows a selection of acclaimed, independent and foreign films rather than big budget movies. They also have fresh concessions including health food and they validate parking for the adjacent garage.