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We were the only visitors when we were there and got a personal tour around the visitors' center... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dkostrub
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Boca Raton
It is the visitor center

We passed through New Harmony after a night at the nearby state park. We kept seeing this white... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Kerry M
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Famed architect Richard Meier designed this museum that is dedicated to the history of New Harmony.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were the only visitors when we were there and got a personal tour around the visitors' center with lots of history shared. The video they show is excellent. The gift shop is also good.

Thank dkostrub
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We passed through New Harmony after a night at the nearby state park. We kept seeing this white building and then realized it was the visitor's center. It is really cool inside. You can rent golf carts to ride around the town and it is...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Open, spacious design of a visitor center. Complete with helpful staff for all things New Harmony and Posey county. Clean bathrooms, gift shop and videos to fully introduce the Harmonist history.

Thank teamsnardy
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Building is iconic but it’s best features (nice outdoor stairs and decks) are closed ! The gift store is nice and the film about New Harmony is interesting. The building itself is a disappointment.

Thank frankhoustonTexas
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Visitor center for New Harmony is this extremely modern,multi-level, white and glass building. Interior containing visitor info and is the starting point a guided tour of Historic New Harmony. A definite must see while in town.

Thank Northerner49
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We came on a windy and 35 degree day. The building is nice, but there isn't a lot of items inside yet. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and we were able to ask all the questions we wanted. The rooftop was interesting, but...More

Thank ampanmangal
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Gorgeous building in an interesting setting. But there's really nothing IN it! A short film was informative but then the only other exhibits were models of the town . . . with VERY little curated information. Seems like a waste.

Thank Gracemom20
Reviewed October 14, 2017

We were given advice about the facilities in the park by a lovely lady whose name I have, unfortunately, forgotten. I enjoyed seeing the old log cabins but the highlight for me was the now-closed bridge across the Wabash River and views of the river...More

Thank BrandyCoveRetiree
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building very nice place to visit we will be going back and taking family with us.sitting on beautiful lot.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed August 24, 2017

– The New Harmony Historic 2 hour guided tram tour is a must and starts at the Atheneum Visitors Center. Do this early in your visit. The tour takes you into several buildings that require a key to enter, and only possible to see on...More

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The Atheneum is open 9:30 am- 5:00 pm daily, year-round excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and Easter. New Harmony is located in the Central time zone. Historic tours are available daily at 1 p.m.
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