- The list below includes 29 free or cheap things to do in or near Wheeling, West Virginia, including 39 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Specialty Museums, Dog Races and Movie Theaters.
- From Suspension Bridge to Oglebay Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wheeling and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Moundsville, Washington and Weirton.
Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley 1000 Main St, Wheeling, WV MoreLess Info
Kid-centric space features interactive activities and exhibits that teach topics in science and art in hands-on ways
The Oglebay Park opened for visitors in 1928, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The park contains two golf courses, 11 tennis courses, walking trails, a zoo, the Mansion Museum, gardens, a greenhouse, an amphitheater, a planetarium, a ski slope, and a lake.
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52 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
Hosted by the local library, Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library is essentially a long running lecture series where participants bring their own lunch while the library supplies drinks and a speaker. Topics covered by speakers range from history to current literature.
The rather basic Bethlehem Community Park offers simple outdoor facilities. There is a children's playground, public parking lot, a walking path, and a few ball fields in addition to a picnic shelter that can be rented for private events.
This building was originally constructed as the Wheeling Custom House, and served as the place where the government of West Virginia was formed in 1863. Individuals can tour the building, and groups can tour the building led by costumed guides.
Visitors to the Oglebay Institute Glass Museum can see the Sweeney Punch Bowl, the largest piece of cut glass in the world as of 2014. Visitors can also see over 3,000 examples of Wheeling glass and China dating from 1820 to 1939.
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144 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 MoreLess Info
The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum contains toy train, model trains, and real train memorabilia. The museum also contains four rooms filled with toys, including Legos, dolls, miniatures, Hot Wheel and Matchbox cars, pinball games, puzzles.