- The list below includes 77 free or cheap things to do in or near Statesville, North Carolina, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Art Gallery and Arts Centers.
- From Harris Park to Fort Dobbs, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Statesville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cornelius, Mooresville, Salisbury and Davidson.
The historic home of William Lenoir, Fort Defiance, Lenoir, NC was constructed in the late 18th century on the site of the original fort and stockade. It is maintained as a museum now, and hosts many special events.
The Caldwell Historical Museum is a museum that chronicles the history of Caldwell County. The museum features a gift shop as well as a native American, pioneer, formation of the county, and civil war exhibits.
6325 W Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Purple Planet 3-D Mini Golf features entertainment like it's never been seen before with glow in the dark courses for a wacky 18 holes. It also features 3 pool tables, TV, and a game room.
Overlooking the 80-acre Rankin Lake, Rankin Lake Park allows access to the lake for fishing and boating. The park also features an 18-hole disc golf course, picnic shelters, a nearly 1.6 mile walking trail and a play area.
The quaint Belmont Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Known for its Craftsman-style architecture, the District is a lovely destination for an afternoon stroll. It also offers excellent shopping and dining.
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40 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The mission of the Belmont NC Historical Society Cultural & Heritage Learning Center is to preserve the history of the immediate surrounding area. The center has six main rooms, two large halls, and a DVD player.
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35 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The Millican Pictorial History Museum paints a picture of Belmont, and the surrounding county's, history to locals and visitors. The museum houses thousands of historic photographs, featuring cotton mills, churches, homes, past residents, automobiles and more.
A 14-screen movie theater, Regal Franklin Square Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Science is always fun at Discovery Place in Charlotte, North Carolina. This kid-friendly science museum nurtures kids' natural inquisitivity and invites parents to come along with their children on fascinating journeys of discovery.
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200 E Seventh St, Charlotte, NC 28202 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the evolution of civil rights in North Carolina, the Levine Museum of the New South promotes peace and acceptance between all races and ethnic groups. It is a popular destination for middle-and high-school class trips.