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Joe Locke
· April 15, 2018
I had no idea how great this place is! All along I thought it was a barn style event venue. Little did I know, they are a museum of farming and rura America. On top of that, it’s a great venue for an ...event, or wedding! See More
Sue Snyder
· February 20, 2018
A great visit! Fun to explore the history of farming on your own but the best way to see it is through Gary's eyes. We will be back!
Cathy Hemauer
· December 18, 2017
Beautiful holiday displays and crafts in this unique venue. Returned to bring my granddaughter to see Santa for her first Christmas 🎄. Back where her mom and Dad were married just a couple years ago!
Anthony Francis Traina
· June 19, 2017
A wonderful place and a nice mixture of all the new. I would have to say the only downside if there is one is that there was only one bathroom for the men and one bathroom for the women and 1 bathroom... on the second or third floor it was I forget. 4 over 200 people at a venue that is not enough bathroom. See More
Laura Ann DeNoon-Walsh
· July 31, 2017
Our niece had her wedding here this weekend and it was by far the best wedding we've been to. Very well organized, the food was fantastic and the venue was just beautiful. Thank you for a lovely with family and friends! See More
Zandra Schultz
· May 12, 2017
This was the most beautiful place for a wedding. So many places for beautiful pictures. Roomy, and many of them!
Just didn't like the day after clean up, someone from the barns cleanup crew decided it... appropriate to toss all of our table linens out the back door! That was not class!
All in all we would recommend to anyone, just beware of your property...
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Vicki Mulder
· January 2, 2017
I have catered a half dozen or more meals there and have been pleased with the cleanliness and beauty of the place. Also would like to say thank you to "Barnacopia " for recommending my business "Vi...cki's Baked Goods & More " to the couple whose wedding we catered on New Year's Eve. See More
Phyllis Stonerock Huber
· October 24, 2016
What a great place to visit. There is something for everyone no matter what your age is. For those who want to have a group gathering or reception, this is the place. My friends and I were greeted ...with such hospitality and friendliness:-) See More
Nadine Kuehne Schmidt
· October 18, 2017
Granddaughter wedding was there, very nice place, great for events
Ed Young
· February 2, 2017
Cool old timey stuff. Loved it. Really liked the reading room at the top of the silo. And the old farm equipment & cars. The theatre was really neat too. Had a great time. I'd do it again.
Angelee Pierson
· September 13, 2015
I had my large (300+) wedding here. Gary and Judy were great...very accommodating. My guest all loved looking around the barn during the "cocktail hour" before dinner. I would highly recommend. Nothin...g else like it in the area! See More
Lori Pepper
· January 15, 2017
Wonderful barn structure with a collection that goes on and on. The bed and breakfast rooms are decorated with a designers eye. Hope to bring a group back to visit in the future!
Penny Jo Wilkerson
· August 25, 2014
What a beautiful place. so much room. spacious, gorgeous, interesting, colors from the pictures were absolutely beautiful. Anyone interested in getting married this is a great location. I would to come go back to see all the things I missed. The kids love the tractors and the phone booth. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Groh. Who were married at Barnacopia on August 23, 2014. See More
Jill Blomquist Fox
· June 29, 2017
Amazing venue for memorabilia complete with tractors, classic cars, all kinds of tools and machines as well as an ice cream parlor counter.
Donna Barker Beyer
· January 25, 2015
Had our company Christmas party at Barnacopia. Allow time for looking at the varied and interesting collection of tractors, cars, silo bedrooms and library and just taking in the beautiful architect...ure of the building. Thank you to the Bockers for sharing so many wonderful items from their family's history. See More
Marilyn Peters
· July 21, 2014
Toured this on Sunday 7/20/14 - absolutely WONDERFUL one antique after another...all polished and shiny...great cars & stories to go with them...Unbelievable Bed and Breakfast set up....if you miss t...his missed the Greatest!!!!! Double I Car Club.....oh - and free ice cream....thank you for ALL this.......Loren/Marilyn Peters See More
Priscilla Weinke
· May 13, 2016
Attended a funeral at this amazing place this past week and its just the most beautiful place..loved seeing all it has to many antiques, each displayed in the proper setting..wonderful...
Kim Krug Smith
· October 17, 2016
Barnacopia is AMAZING as are Mr. Bocker and Rachael. This is truly a wonderful venue to hold any event. My daughter's wedding and reception were held here, and we couldn't have imagined a more beautif...ul place to be. See More
Doreen White
· June 17, 2014
Love this fun Barn that holds a farm families collection of tractors big and small , cars, and other memorabilia. Also a quaint B&B In a silo of course awesome experience you can't miss this Jewell i...n Ogle county See More
Pete Jones
· August 1, 2016
Super cool place to visit with the kiddos or to have your wedding reception or company party.

Calling all engaged couples looking to get married THIS year! We just had Saturday, August 25th become available. If you are searching for a unique venue to have your ceremony and or reception, please call us at 815-238-1474 for further details or to set up a time to come check out Barnacopia!

We had a great time today at Northern Illinois Bridal Expo! We would like to send a big congratulations to Grace Martin for being the winner of the free bridal shower at Barnacopia!


If you are in the process of planning a wedding, you will want to attend the Northern Illinois Bridal Expo on January 21st from 11am - 4pm in DeKalb, IL. There is an amazing line up of vendors to suit all your wedding needs! If you are searching for a venue, we would love to share everything Barnacopia has to offer you on your special day. Be sure to stop by our booth and enter a drawing for a chance to win a FREE bridal shower at Barnacopia!

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Northern Illinois Bridal Expo

Only 3 weeks away, ladies. Did you register yet? Register online as a bride for free or $5 at the door. Spend the day with us and meet the famed designers Winston, try delicious food, sample some tasty cakes, and plan your entire wedding all in one place.

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Congratulations to Sue Genandt for winning the overnight stay in our whirlpool suite! Thank you to everyone who entered the drawing. If you are interested in staying in one of our suites, please call 815-238-1474. We would love to have you stay!

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Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our craft show today! Special thanks to the vendors for making this day such a success!

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Who wants a free night stay in one of the whirlpool suites? Come out to our craft show tomorrow for a chance to win! Craft show is from 9 - 4. Hope to see you there!

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Simona Render added 4 new photos — with Megan Bocker.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year ☺️⛄️🎄Whose getting in the Christmas spirit?? I know I am 🤗 It’s not too late to get your family photos done. I’ll be of...fering these adorable winter mini sessions on 12/16 at the Barnacopia event. Book now and receive $10 off your sesh. Email or PM me if you’re interested and I can give you more details. Hope to see you soon ❤️

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Thank you to everyone who came out to help decorate today!

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If you are planning a wedding, we have the perfect place for you to be this Sunday: The Sauk Valley Bridal Fair! The Bridal Fair is being held at Sauk Valley Community College this Sunday from 11 am- 3 pm. Come check out the Barnacopia booth and enter a drawing for a chance to win a free bridal shower. There will be many great vendors present to fulfill all your wedding needs. We hope to see you there!

DIXON – The annual Sauk Valley Bridal Fair, the area's largest, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Sauk Valley Community College.

Barnacopia is out at Stateline Splendor Bridal Fair in Rockford, IL today! We are giving away $500 off of a wedding and a free bridal shower. Stop out and visit our booth!

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Update, Update, we have an Update!
We have updated our availability for museum tours to be by appointment only. If you are wanting to come visit us at the Barnacopia, please give us a call to set up the perfect time for you! We would love to provide you, your family and your friends a great time experiencing everything the Barnacopia has to offer.

Here are a few pictures to give you a hint on how beautiful the Barnacopia is decorated for Christmas. We would love to have you come out and see for yourselves. We will be open for tours on Friday's, Saturday's and Sunday's from 1:00-4:30.

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Everyone from Barnacopia would like to wish all a Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you so much to all who have chosen Barnacopia for your wedding venue or party. We appreciate you all! We have so much to be thankful for.
Once again we are beautifully decorated for Christmas so come and visit. We even have a tree decorated in honor of the Cubs!

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All of us from the Barnacopia wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year.
Thank you all for your love and support this past year.