- The list below includes 153 free or cheap things to do in or near Washington, Connecticut, including 115 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Art Gallery.
- From Averill Farm to The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Washington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Danbury, Bristol, Kent and Waterbury.
Offering hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, AniMagic is a museum dedicated to computer-generated art, animation, and special effects. Highlighting especially the contributions of this media to modern motion pictures, they specialize in activities geared towards children and adults alike.
83% 6 votes
135 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238 MoreLess Info
The Animagic Museum of Animation Special Effects & Art offers a journey through the world of animation. Visitors can take a tour highlighted with models and technologies from famous films and can even make their own animated movies.
Located in the former St. George's Church, the Spectrum Playhouse is a versatile performance space. It hosts plays, concerts, lectures, and a variety of community functions. The Playhouse also hosts a variety of classes.
Peter's Memorial Woods is a heavily wooded hiking area for intermediate to experienced hikers. Visitors will find a main trail with six side trails branching off. The trails vary in difficulty - with some being steep, rocky, and relatively challenging.
Designated as a National Historic Place, Opus 40 is 6 ½ acres of earthwork sculpture created by a single man, Harvey Fite. The site was created using bluestone and includes sculpted walkways, stairs, statues, and includes a Quarryman's Museum.
100% 2 votes
264 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423 MoreLess Info
Celebrating life in lower Connecticut, East Haddam Historical Society Museum offers several exhibits that feature photographs and artifacts from local businesses, residents and families. It further includes a gift shop where memorabilia and souvenirs can be purchased.
53% 43 votes
Kingsland Point Park, Palmer Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591 MoreLess Info
Kingsland Point Park is home to the Tarrytown Lighthouse, an outdoor beauty on the coast of the Hudson River. Any photo-op is emphasized by this architectural beauty, with opportunities to hike nearby and enjoy the nature of the river.
Made notable by Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow', The Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground is a cemetery and place of worship. The church offers tours at night by lantern retelling the tale of the Headless Horseman.