- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Wamego, Kansas, including 26 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Religious Buildings, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From Beecher Bible & Rifle Church to Oz Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wamego and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manhattan and Junction City.
Opened in 1979, the Strecker-Nelson Gallery is a local art gallery known as being the oldest commercial art gallery in the state. Ceramics, paintings, and photography are among the works on display from local and regional artists.
Manhattanâ€™s Wonder Workshop Childrenâ€™s Museum focuses on offering arts, science, and humanities education to children of all ages. The museum features an array of programs and exhibits, and hosts summer camps.
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US Hwy 24 & Blue River Trailhead, Manhattan, KS 66502 MoreLess Info
Providing space for outdoor activities, Manhattan River Trail is most popular with runners and mountain bikers. The path also covers many wooded areas and wetlands making it ideal for wildlife and bird watchers.
Open to visitors of all skating skill levels, Manhattan Ice Rink features an indoor ice rink that hosts public skating sessions and figure skating lessons. Visitors who are not skating receive free admission to the rink.
As an outdoor recreational facility, Manhattan City Park has picnic shelters, tennis courts, gardens, and playgrounds for visitors to enjoy. It also has a splash park with shallow wading pools and fountains for kids to play in.