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Night Sounds returns to its original location in the Barnes Mansion.  Beautiful night dancers will prepare you for your exciting adventure on the historic porch of the Barnes family home as the entertainment often did at a Barnes party.

You will be greeted by “Julia Barnes” in full victorian costume, and tours of portions of the historic home built in the 1890’s.  What will you encounter in this home!?

Check out some science experiments so cool…its scary…thanks to the mad scientists.  Don’t miss the story telling and marshmallow roasting outside as we enjoy the real “night sounds” on the back of the picturesque Rock River.

This is a family night to remember.  Join us…if you dare!!

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Spooooky Burpee!

 
Bring your flashlight and enjoy this special one-of-a-kind evening in a location rarely open to the public!  
 
Admission:
Members $2 
General Public: $5 Children; $6 Adults

Family Pass: $20 Immediate Family (6 people)
 
Note: Admission prices include evening admission to Barnes Mansion Only.  The Museum will not be open during this special event.
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Enjoy a sneak peek at the interior of the Barnes Mansion.  The home was sold to the Rockford Park District in 1937 and since has served as a office space, and later a display and exhibit space for Burpee Museum.  Burpee is working hard to restore this turn-of-the-century home, and we are excited to share its splendor with you.

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