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Cantigny Park

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great History lesson...

This a fantastic place to visit to walk, explore and delve into some great Military History. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wheaton, Illinois
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Historical experience - very informative.

Very interesting for military history buffs and a beautifully designed garden/landscape experience... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Florence, Wisconsin
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Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny was Colonel Robert R. McCormick’s gift to the community and all 500 acres are yours to enjoy. Plan your visit today!
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1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This a fantastic place to visit to walk, explore and delve into some great Military History. The museum will draw you in and let you live a little bit of history for your self.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

Very interesting for military history buffs and a beautifully designed garden/landscape experience. Went for a wedding and it was beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank themaddshopper
Reviewed 10 February 2019

The First Division Museum is very well done and has clearly been recently updated. The McCormick house tour is also worth the time and is very impressive. Overall great experience at an excellent price.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brett B
Reviewed 15 January 2019

I visited this Park last year in July. Great grounds and Museums to visit. Itt was a company picnic that I was attending, with entry to all of the museums.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Explore25175252028
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

A beautiful, peaceful elegant open area of gardens, trees and events. Meticulously maintained and friendly. I love to stroll the entire grounds. Join and go every day!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nancydouglas1506
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Catigny Park includes the 1st Infantry Division Museum and the Robert McCormack Mansion. After the $5 parking fee, there is no fee to visit the museum. The museum includes the history of the 1st Infantry Division from World War 1 to the present day. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chasPowel
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Cantigny has a combination of beautiful gardens and military history information. Great destination for both kids and adults. Inexpensive and fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Traveler345_8
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The home is really lovely, and the gardens are quite extensive. They recently redesigned the gardens around the lagoon, and while I liked them better the way they were, they are still beautiful. The Idea Garden is always fun for kids. I'm not a fan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Lovely park, perfect spot for a walk, enjoy the beautiful gardens. You can also tour the Colonel Robert McCormick Mansion and the First Division Museum (recently reopened after a renovation). There's a café, gift shop in the Visitor's Center and a picnic area near the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LFL101
Reviewed 7 November 2018

So much to do and see in the park. Make a day of it. Museum is wonderful with interactive exhibits. Even teens will like it and appreciate what our vets did for the country. House is a must.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NaiNai38
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30 July 2018|
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Response from Joy K | Reviewed this property |
There are no extra charges for the house or museum, including the virtual helicopter ride. Picnicking is allowed or you can buy food.
5 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen-Kath | Reviewed this property |
Just in front of the museum and gift shop on the outer grounds, there is plenty of play space and running areas, as well as for picnics