Attractions History & Heritage

Burns House

Polo, IL - Ogle County

Hours:

  • Monday: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Friday: Staff works remotely on Fridays.
  • Holidays: Closed

Details

The Polo Historical Society is the owner of the 1856 Burns House, the town of Polo’s first brick house. ย It is now a tourist information center and the home of the Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau. Visitors hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 to 4:30.

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