Blackberry Farm

Aurora, IL

Where are we going?

Blackberry Farm
100 South Barnes Road
Aurora
IL
60506

630 892 1550

What is there to do?

Blackberry Farm comprises 54 acres of living museum suitable for all ages: a historical trip but not a stuffy one, with it including carousel, paddle boats and pony rides.

There are 5 museums, 40 vintage carriages and 11 Victorian era exhibit stores, spread between 200 varieties of trees, floral displays and historic agricultural gardens.

Other attractions include a restored miniature train to ride plus hay wagon rides, and regular live demonstrations incude blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, sewing and pottery.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $8

Children: $7

Free Under: 2 years.

LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

2013 Season Hours (effective May 1 through Sept. 30): Monday to Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm, Saturday an

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Any top tips?

Admission includes unlimited rides on the miniature open air train, the tractor-drawn hay wagon, paddle boats, old fashioned carousel and ponies (weight limit 70 pounds). Ride as often as you like, but please re-enter the line to do so. Note: Pony rides and pedal tractors are available weekends only in May. Pony rides are available seven days a week when school is not in session.

I’m Hungry!

Picnic areas are available throughout the park.

Healthy Eating

Sandwiches, salads, healthful snacks and soft drinks are available at the north end of park in the Summer Kitchen.

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