University of Southern Indiana
Atheneum Visitors Center

Atheneum Visitors Center

401 N. Arthur Street New Harmony, IN 47631
800-231-2168

Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Richard Meier, the Atheneum has received numerous design awards, including the Progressive Architecture Award for 1979, the American Institute of Architects Award in 1982, and the Twenty-five Year Award in 2008. The stunning building, which serves as the Visitors Center for New Harmony, houses exhibits on the communal history of New Harmony, a large theater where an orientation film on the town is shown, and the Museum Shop. Many of the galleries, as well as the observation deck overlooking the town and the Wabash River, can be used for receptions, small meetings, and cocktail events.

The Atheneum is open 9:30am- 5:00pm daily year-round excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the day after Christmas, New Year's Eve, and Easter. New Harmony is located in the Central time zone.

Historic New Harmony conducts guided tours starting from the Atheneum Visitors Center at 1:00 p.m. daily, March 15 - October 31. For the months of November and December, tours will only be given at 1:00 p.m. on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday). Tours are not conducted on the following days: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the day after Christmas, New Year's Eve, and Easter.

Please contact Christine Crews, at 812-682-4488, 800-231-2168 or  for availability.

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