- The list below includes 191 free or cheap things to do in or near Wilmington, Delaware, including 102 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Movie Theaters, Art Museum and Specialty Museums.
- From Bellevue State Park to Brandywine Creek State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wilmington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newark, Philadelphia, West Chester and New Castle.
Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival Philadelphia MoreLess Info
In an open-air festival, attendees watch pre-show comedy and engage in a literary discussion before watching a performance of Henry V
Located in the heart of Wilmington's Little Italy, Saint Anthony of Padua Church, was founded in 1924 after being built by local volunteers. The church is best known for a yearly, week-long Italian Festival that routinely makes the top ten list of things to do in Delaware.
85% 34 votes
1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801 MoreLess Info
The Dupont Environmental Education Center is located in the Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge and is open year-round for nature enthusiasts. Providing exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities, the center also includes indoor and outdoor exhibits on nature and history.
Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Hagley Museum & Library is dedicated to the legacy of the DuPont family. It includes photos, vintage advertisements, scientific exhibits about the development of nylon and other synthetic materials, and other ephemera related to the DuPonts.
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806 MoreLess Info
Known for its huge collection of Pre-Raphaelite art, the Delaware Art Museum is a private institution in Wilmington, Delaware. Parking is always free, and the price of admission covers all galleries and buildings on the museum campus.
97% 32 votes
200 S. Madison St, Wilmington, DE MoreLess Info
Founded in 1979, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, is a small gallery that explores the boundaries of modern art. Because this is a non-collecting gallery, exhibits change frequently providing opportunities for newer artists to display their works.
Wilmington & Western Railroad is the first railroad to be included in the National register of Historic Places. Opened as a tourist attraction in 1966, this 1870 railroad uses steam engines to transport children of all ages back in time, for all occasions, whether for romantic evenings or special celebrations.
One half of the Delaware Stadium Corporation, the Daniel S. Frawley Stadium is a premium sports arena and event space in Wilmington, Delaware. It hosts baseball games, concerts, conventions, religious revivals, corporate events and other large-scale productions.
Travel back to the turn of the century when you visit Rockwood Museum in Wilmington. Located in a family mansion, the museum displays original furnishings and clothing from the 1890's through 1920 and represents life through the Depression and World Wars.
73% 151 votes
550 South Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 MoreLess Info
Birthday parties and special meetings can be held at the Delaware Children's Museum. There are all sorts of entertainment opportunities in here, all of them having an educational purpose – whether it is the coloring program or the stratosphere.
77% 101 votes
500 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 MoreLess Info
Your opportunity to attend top-notch live music shows in Delaware begins and ends with World Café Live at the Queen. The now converted hotel was originally built in 1789 and provides visitors with the perfect blend of historic ambience and musical excellence.