2570 N. West Branch Rd.
Polo, IL 61064
(815) 238-1474


Call for tour appointments.


Barnacopia is a three-story museum featuring an incredible and unique collection of farm machinery, antique cars and so much more! 

Here are some of the things you will see when you visit the museum:

  • Enjoy a view of Mason Street in Polo, IL from the 1950’s.
  • Eat some ice cream in the 1950’s and 1960’s style diner with operating jukebox and full ice cream parlor.
  • Browse full collection of the New Generation 10 series John Deere tractors.
  • Play a game of pool in the game room on the third floor.
  • View the reproduction of a drive-in movie theater on the second floor.
  • See the bright red 1963 Impala with the 409 4-Speed that was Gary’s first car.

The museum tours are available by appointment only.  Please call to set up an appointment.  We would love for you to visit!


Admission is $10 for adults and free for children under the age of 12.  Admission includes free ice cream after your tour.



Barnacopia, LLC offers a beautiful place to stay for a one of a kind getaway! The Silo contains two whirlpool suits on the 2nd and 3rd floors.  The cost is $139.00 plus tax. Sorry for the inconvenience, but the silo is the only location in Barnacopia, LLC that is not handicap accessible. Please call to make your reservation.


Special Events

Barnacopia can accommodate up to 400 guests.  Tables and chairs for 200 people are included in the rental price.  You are welcome to your choice of vendors.  Please call for pricing and additional information.

Barnacopia is available for:

  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Bridal or Baby Showers
  • Birthday, Anniversary or Graduation Parties
  • Club & Organizational Events
  • Prom and Post-Prom Parties

 Are you looking for some ideas for your event at Barnacopia?  Check out our gallery page!