Queens is a fantastic and lively borough of New York City, and is home to a number of great activities, attractions, and sights. But because New York City can be so expensive, we are showcasing all of the best free things to do in Queens for those of you who are travelling on a budget. We have assembled this list so that you will not only save money, but also have a great time during your visit. All of the activities and places below are free, or free during certain days of the week. Let's get to it!
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
This museum was once the home of the African American inventer Lewis Howard Latimer and today it is a museum that educates visitors on his work.
34-41 137th Street, Linden Hill, NYC, New York, 11354
Queens Night Market
This family-friendly night market not only has vendors that sell art, food, and antiques, there are also cultural performances and fun activities that everyone can enjoy. This is an open-air market that's found in Queens and it's an interesting place to wander and experience local New York culture.
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, New York City, NY
Queens County Farm Museum
This fun and family-friendly museum lets kids and adults explore everything about life on a farm, including getting to know the animals. They have pigs, alpacas, sheep, goats, and chickens, as well as hay rides, a bush maze, and a variety of education events. They also have seasonal activities such as pumpkin picking in the fall and more. Most days are free, except during special events.
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, Floral Park, New York, 11004
How much does it cost?
Prices for activities, things to do, and tours range from $70 to $1,253. The average cost for a tour or tickets is $515. A few of the best options are below.
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