Hours and Admission

Hours of Operation

The Historic Site, Visitor Center and Harmonist Rose Museum Store are open April 1 – December 31

Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

*The village is closed January 1 – March 31.

*Closed Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving and Christmas day

*Special closures may occur due to holidays and weather.  Please check the calendar.

Admission Prices

Adults (12-64): $10.00

Senior Citizens (65+): $9.00

Children (3-11): $6.00

*Subject to change due to special events on certain days

*No Charge of Admission for the Following:

  • Children under 3
  • Active Military
  • PA Heritage Members
  • Friends of Old Economy Village Members
  • Ambridge Resident Pass

To view the historic 19th century village, you must purchase your ticket at the Visitor Center.  Friends of Old Economy Village members and Ambridge Resident Pass holders must present their card at the Visitor Center.  After watching the video, guests may walk or drive 2 blocks to the historic site.  Guests may explore the grounds and six self-guided buildings.  Guided tours meet at the Frederick Rapp House to tour the six main historic buildings.  Tours last approximately 2 hours.

Tour Times

Regular Village Tour Times (April 1-December 31):

Wednesday through Saturday:

10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m.


12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.

*Tours last approximately 2 hours.

*Please check for hours of operation and special events.

Group/Special Tours

We are more than happy to accommodate larger groups or special tour requests. For more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110.

Special Needs

This tour requires a heavy amount of walking. To truly enjoy, the program and destination, you need to be able to participate in physical activities such as long walking tours, walking over uneven terrain, climbing stairs and periods of standing.  Ramps are available at some buildings.  In keeping with the guidelines of the PHMC, individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodation to participate in this program at Old Economy Village should call (724) 266-4500 in advance to discuss their needs.  Pennsylvania TDD relay service is available at (800) 654-5984.
Old Economy Village Visitor Center
270 Sixteenth Street
Ambridge, PA 15003
(724) 266-4500

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