Old Economy Village

270 16th St.
Ambridge, PA 15003- Map It
(724) 266-4500

AAA Editor Notes

Old Economy Village, at 270 16th St. at jct. Church St., derives its title from the town of Oekonomie, built 1824-30 by the Harmony Society, a German communal group. Comprising 6.5 acres, the village contains 17 historic structures available for touring; the restored buildings showcase collections from the society. Historic formal gardens also are featured. A visitor center offers an orientation film, permanent and changing exhibits and a Works Progress Administration (WPA) mural depicting the Harmony Society. Staff is available to answer questions. Special events are offered throughout the year. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$10; $9 (ages 65+); $6 (ages 3-11); free (active military with ID).
Hours: Visitor center and self-guiding tours Wed.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, Apr.-Dec. Closed major holidays and day after Thanksgiving.