Museums

Come explore New Harmony’s museums which feature our Utopian, natural, and local histories, as well as some more eclectic offerings.

  • The Antique Doll Shoppe The Antique Doll ShoppeThe Antique Doll Shoppe of New Harmony is really a museum, not a store. None of the beautiful dolls, doll clothes, historical books or magazines are for sale. But it’s a great place to stop in, look around, chat, and learn about dolls and their history.
  • The Atheneum Visitor Center Notable for its light and clean spaces, the Atheneum is a three story building with a long ramp and overlaying grids that provide beautiful views of the town, Wabash river and surrounding countryside from just about anywhere inside, and on the spacious viewing deck on the roof. It was designed ...
  • Working Men’s Institute Museum The Working Men’s Institute and Library contains a fascinating collection of historical relics, both natural and man-made. On the same floor, the Murphy Gallery features classic classic fine art paintings collected over the years and contemporary work by the Italian artist Franco Prosperi.