The Burnison Barn




Tucked away in the picturesque countryside of Hardin County in Ohio, The Burnison Barn offers a charming pastoral backdrop for your big day. Originally built in 1914, this beautiful barn once housed racehorses during the county fair. Owned and operated by the Hardin County Historical Museums today, this unique location is used as both an agricultural museum and a one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Imagine exchanging your vows as the verdant hills of the Ohio farmland rolls out behind you, sharing your first kiss as spouses beneath clear blue skies. Celebrate your union inside the barn itself, where you can dine and dance the night away beneath sky high ceilings wrought with exposed wooden beams. Mason jar chandeliers drip from these beams, creating a singularly romantic atmosphere that your guests won’t soon forget! Combining gorgeous scenery and rustic elegance with affordability, you are sure to have an unforgettable big day at The Burnison Barn.

Venue Style

Event Center, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Vintage/Rustic


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Rental time begins at 3:00pm the day before event and ends at 2:00PM the day after the event.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,000 for a reception and/or ceremony. A refundable security deposit of $100 is required. Barn rental includes outdoor space. Tent can be rented from a third party vendor for additional seating outdoors as well. Please note venue is only available for weddings May-October.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Burnison Barn is estimated at between $5,677 and $9,911 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Music must end by 10:00PM
No open flames allowed, LED candles only
No smoking on property
No food trucks

Museum Membership Discount

Members of the Hardin County Historical Museums, Inc. receive 10% off rental price of the Burnison barn.

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Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Dec 28, 2018)

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