- 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.
As a remnant of the 19th century, Old Field Pt Lighthouse is a granite building in use by the Coast Guard. The lighthouse isn't open to tours, but can be viewed from the outside during certain open grounds events.
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220 State Street, Springfield, MA MoreLess Info
Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden was built in the honor of the famous illustrator and author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. The garden features multiple statues of Dr. Seuss's characters such as the Lorax, the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle and more.
87% 295 votes
State and Chestnut Streets, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
One of the two fine arts museums in the area, the Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts features a collection of American and European art including paintings, sculptures, paperworks and more, coupled with smaller collections of French, Dutch and Flemish art.
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92 Hawthorne Street, Lenox, MA 01240 MoreLess Info
Art enthusiasts love visit the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio in Lenox, Massachusetts. Now a museum, the house was the former residence of two American abstract artists. Most of the museum's collections are cubist and abstract works.
87% 294 votes
220 State St., Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
A large museum dedicated to local and state history and culture, the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum features a variety of collections. One notable exhibit is of Indian motorcycles, a brand founded in Connecticut.
87% 295 votes
220 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
Holding the largest Chinese cloisonne collection in the western world, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is mostly Victorian in style. Most of the collection are decorative arts and painting pieces that were gathered by G.W.V. Smith and his wife Belle.
Visitors can enjoy a historical experience touring Sunnyside, the original home of Washington Irving in Tarrytown, New York. Period pieces fill the estate, guides wear clothing of the time and outdoor gardens provide a spectacular view of the Hudson River.
Fairview Cinema III is a small local cinema that shows a mix of both newly released movies and independent films in its comfortable theaters. Amenities at the theater include matinee and senior ticket discounts and a few concessions options.