- The list below includes 15 free or cheap things to do in or near Sumter, South Carolina, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- From Swan Lake Iris Gardens to Second Mill Pond, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sumter and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bishopville, Camden and Wedgefield.
Swan Lake Iris Gardens is notable for its Japanese iris plantings, and as the only US public park to house all eight swan species. A Butterfly Garden and extensive floral attractions are featured, and seasonal activities include a display of more than a million lights at Christmas time.
Opened in 1934, Riley Park is a ballpark that is located in Sumter, South Carolina. The renovated 2000-seat stadium has hosted minor league play and was used by the Sumter Braves in the mid-80s. It hosts American Legion baseball today.
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Preserving the history of the Old Sumter District, Sumter County Museum provides exhibits that include manuscripts, documents and other artifacts. The museum offers access to a restored 1916 house and a homestead including log cabin, barn and blacksmith shop.