New York City is full of great things to do, and many are free. Outdoor activities all over the city are free and open to the public, and many NYC museums and cultural institutions offer free events. While visiting New York City, visit the Metropolitan Museum (only suggested donations get you in the door there), or explore the city?s vast network of parks! Here are some of our favorite things to do for free in New York today. Get out of the house without breaking your budget!