Blackberry Farm, located in Aurora, IL, opens for the season Saturday May 1st.
General Information about the farm
Blackberry Farm is a living history museum that is situated on 54 acres. It includes a lake, ponds and a stream. The grounds also contain an arboretum with more than 200 variety of trees, flowers , and historical agricultural gardens.
Blackberry Farm has 5 museums including a Carriage House, The Farm Museum, The Early Streets Museum, and The Huntoon House. These contain a facsincating array of 19th century artifcats that were used in every aspect of life back then.
You can also engage in many period craft demonstrations including blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, sewing, and pottery. You will also be able to visit a one room school house, an Aurora home that dates back to the 1840's.
Enjoy a ride on the train, the carousel, or partake in a picnic in the picnic grove.
Hours And Admission
Huntoon House: Mon-Fri 10:30am- 2:30pm and Sat-Sun Noon-4:30pm
School House,Blacksmith House,and Pottery Shop: Mon-Fri 9:30am-1:30pm and Sat-Sun 11:00am-3:30pm
Wagner House: Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm and Sat-Sun Noon-4:30pm
Pioneer House: Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm and Sat-Sun 11:00am-4:30pm
Weavers: Mon-Fri 10:30am-2:30pm and Sat-Sun Noon-4:30pm
Admission for residents is $3.75, Non-Residents $6.00 Children 2 and under are free
Season Passes are available starting at $25.00 for residents.
Blackberry Farm is located at:
100 S Barnes Road
Visit the Fox Valley Park District website for more information.