University of Southern Indiana

Historic Tours

Tour Information

Historic New Harmony conducts guided tours starting from the Atheneum Visitors Center at 1:00 p.m. daily, March 15 - November 30, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas-Eve Day, Christmas Day and Easter.

For the month of December, tours will only be given at 1:00 p.m. on the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Special tours with special pricing can be arranged at any time. Contact Historic New Harmony at 812-682-4488 or

The Atheneum Visitor Center will be open January 1- March 14, but tours will only be given on Saturdays at 1 p.m.

Tour tickets may be purchased at the Atheneum Visitors Center, 401 N. Arthur St. (corner of North and Arthur Streets). Information on ticket sales and scheduling tours can be obtained by calling 812-682-4474 or 800-231-2168.

Tours include an orientation film at the Atheneum/Visitors Center, Atheneum exhibits, special programming (if available) and access to numerous historic sites and special exhibits. Visitors should set aside approximately two hours for a typical tour.

Pricing

Tours are $18 for adults, $15 for senior adults, $5 for children aged seven to seventeen, and complimentary for children under age seven. Discounts are available for AAA members, members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and students. A family ticket (members residing in the same household) is available for $30. Complimentary tours are available to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Southern Indiana and to residents of New Harmony. Identification will be requested.

The Atheneum Tour, which includes the orientation film and Atheneum exhibits, is available for $3 per person.

Ask about Historic New Harmony special programming. Special programming, if available, is included with the guided walking tours or can be purchased separately.

Information for Groups

Historic New Harmony will gladly customize a tour for a group’s interest and schedule. The history of New Harmony, its architecture, early community living, Victorian life, and geology are just a few of the topics that can be interpreted by our trained staff. Tours can be adapted to meet the needs of various age groups. Guided walking tours are available, as well as “step-on” or tour bus/van-based guided tours. For “step-on” tours, a trained interpreter will join guests on their tour bus, which can either stop at a number of historic sites or merely tour past them.

Groups interested in visiting Historic New Harmony should contact Historic New Harmony at 812-682-4488 or 800.231.2168, or Discounted group rates are available.

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