- The list below includes 86 free or cheap things to do in or near Troy, New York, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Arts Centers, Bike Paths and Music Venue.
- From Uncle Sam Bikeway to Prospect Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Troy and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady and Williamstown.
100% 2 votes
110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180 MoreLess Info
Part of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center is a multi-purpose facility offering a variety of events in arts, science and technology. This includes musical concerts, dance recitals and science lectures/exhibits.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is a hub of art, culture, and many events. The venue hosts many camps and classes throughout the year including digital arts, culinary arts, creative thinking, performing arts, and much more.
56% 16 votes
30 Aviation Road, Albany, NY 12205 MoreLess Info
Rudy A Ciccotti Family Recreation Center includes a fitness center with 2 gymnasiums, an indoor track and many group exercise classes. Their aquatic center features a splash pool, lazy river, water slides and several other swimming pools.
More than 150 events are held each year at the Palace Theatre. It was opened in 1931, and it was designed by John Eberson. It has a seating capacity of 2,844, and has hosted concerts, plays, live comedies, and other public events.
83% 105 votes
125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the region's history and culture, the Albany Institute of History & Art was founded in 1791, thus being one of the oldest museums in America. Its permanent collection covers areas such as painting, sculpture, antiques, rare books, home furnishing, costumes, and others.