The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm

15220 Military Road, Bennington, NE 68007 Map · Phone number
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About The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm

The Barn was built in 1935 and operated as one of the largest Dairy Farms in the state. After operations ceased, it changed hands a few times and was used for a variety of things including a pumpkin patch.

After sitting empty for several years, the barn was purchased by a local businessman in 2015. Renovations quickly began after all of the plans were in place to bring the building up to code and operate as a licensed business. Partial renovations were complete in 2016, and The Barn was hosting events in Phase I, the Milking Parlor while Phase II was being finished. The renovations were completed in late spring of 2017, and The Barn opened up availability to the Whole Property for event rental. This Barn is one of a kind in our area, and located on the border of Northwest Omaha in the very popular and expanding community of Bennington, NE.

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3 Reviews for The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm

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4.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 3.7
  • Professionalism 3.7
  • Flexibility 4.3
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 3.7
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    J Peterson · Married on 08/17/2019

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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Fabulous Venue and Staff

    My daughter just had her wedding at The Barn and it was the most perfect venue! It was large enough to hold a large crowd and yet felt intimate and special. So many large venues feel like a commercial auditorium but The Barn certainly did not! The wedding was stunning and one main reason was our venue...The Barn...HIGHLY RECOMMEND;)

    Sent on 08/27/2019

    The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm's reply:

    Thank you so very much for the kind words! It was a pleasure to have met you all and be able to spend such a special day with you!
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    Amber · Married on 11/19/2011

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    We had our reception at the Ackerhurst Dairy Barn and it was a great experience! The older couple that rents it out were so sweet and informative. We were able to go up there several times to show family members the space or to measure things out. We also got the keys on the Wednesday before to start decorating. Everyone kept coming up to us saying how much they loved how unique our reception was. I highly recommend them!

    Sent on 02/15/2012

    The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm's reply:

    Please keep in mind the older couple that rented out the Barn are no longer the current owners. The space has been sold, brought up to code per city planning board requirements and completely renovated for use as a licensed business. For current contact information please call 402-25-3139. Thank you!
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    Anna Fawcett · Getting married on 10/10/2020

    2.0
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    • Value:
      4.0
    • Flexibility:
      3.0
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    Disappointing

    It’s a beautiful venue, but for the price, the lack of customer service and attention I received was more than disappointing. The staff was unresponsive, inefficient, and unpleasant to work with. What I was hoping to my dream wedding was nothing short of the most stressful experience.

    Sent on 10/22/2019

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The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 7500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 850.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 6.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    450
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Barn
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    November
    December

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    Discounts Available!

    Discounts are available on short term bookings and various other future dates. Please inquire for details.

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  • 15220 Military Road Bennington, NE, 68007 See on map
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