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Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village

. Description:  carriage collection, arboretum with 200 varieties of trees, farm collections, streets museum with 11 exhibit stores, crafts
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How to find: 

Address:
100 S Barnes Rd
Aurora, IL 60506

Parent Organization:
Fox Valley Park District
Contacts
Phone 630 892-1550
E-mail fvpd@fvpd.net
URL
Fox Valley Park District
www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org/facilities/bbf/bbf-intro.html
Hours:
Dates 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May 1-Labor Day 11-5 9:30 - 3:30 9:30 - 3:30 9:30 - 3:30 9:30 - 3:30 9:30 - 3:30 11-5
Labor Day-Sep 30 11-5           11-5
Season  Pumpkin Weekends  Oct 7-29, 11-4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of APR 2007 2+ $6(non resident),
$3.75 resident
  $7(non resident), $4.25 resident $6(non resident), $3.75 resident  
Special Fees: non resident season pass $30 May 1 or later, residents $25, combo admission with SPlash Country water park $8 resident, $10 non-resident
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: See museum collections, watch craft demonstrations, ride train to the cabin and take a hay wagon ride
Big Events:  Fall Festival Suggested Stay:
Period 1800s Structures Type of Site Farm
Buildings: 1840's farmhouse, cabin. carriage house museum, streets museum with 11 late Victorian exhibit stores, including music shop, photography shop and toy store, one room schoolhouse
Interpreters:  Yes, farming demonstrations Craftspeople: blacksmithing, weaving, sewing, pottery
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly: carousel, pony rides
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic Vending/
Snacks
Cafeteria

 Restaurant

Capacity  Yes Summer Kitchen
Hours
Type of food  
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Gift Shop    
Merchandise textiles, pottery made in park    
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV
Cabins      
Hotel/Motel      
Recreation

Hiking

Swimming Athletic Other
Description Tree Trail, walk around Lake Gregory      Fishing
Availability  all day      8-4
Contact        
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Aurora Art & History Center   Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com  
Aurora Regional Fire Museum    
Schingoethe Center for Native American    
SciTech      
African American Heritage Museum      

Cultural

 
Gallery 44      
Paramount Arts Center      
Recreational  
       
Amusement  
       
Outdoor Recreation  
Splash Country
Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center
Phillips Park Zoo
Shopping

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Columbia Hotel 114 East Galena Blvd
Aurora IL 60505
630 859-9669
Comfort Suites Aurora 111 North Broadway
Aurora IL 60505
 
Galena Hotel 116 West Galena Blvd
Aurora IL 60505
630 264-9890
Hampton Inn Orchard Road
Aurora IL 60506
630 907-2600
Howard Johnson 306 South Lincolnway
North Aurora IL 60542
630 892-6481
Best Western Inn 2450 N Farnsworth Avenue
Aurora IL 60504
630 851-2000
Columbia Hotel 114 East Galena Boulevard
Aurora IL 60505
630 859-9669
Holiday Inn 2055 Wiesbrook Road
Oswego IL 60543
630 844-4700
US 30 Motel 1776 US Highway 30
Oswego IL 60543
630 554-1120
Lincoln Inn 1345 South Batavia Avenue
Batavia IL 60510
630 879-7147
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