Barn Tour set for Monroe County

The Indiana Barn Foundation is planning the first Monroe County Barn Tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The self-guided tour will feature 13 barns and outbuildings at nine locations, from Bloomington to Monroe County’s outlying corners.

Visitors also can see the 2016 Bicentennial Barn Project Traveling Tour now until Nov. 13 at the Wylie House Museum’s Morton C. Bradley Jr. Education Center, a relocated barn at 307 E. Second St., Bloomington. Admission to the barn plaque exhibit is free.

Tour tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the tour. Youth under 15 are free. Advance tickets (cash or check) are available at the Visit Bloomington Visitors Center, 2855 N. Walnut St.; the Monroe County Purdue Extension office, 3400 S. Walnut St.; or online with credit card at the foundation website at

Day-of-tour tickets will be sold at two of the tour sites only, the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead, 2920 E. 10th St., and the Munson Family Barn, 6707 W. Rockeast Road. Credit card purchases must be made online.