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Address: 1350 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1540
Phone Number: +1 847-362-3042
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The beautiful home of John F. Cuneo is surrounded by 75 acres of lakes,...

The beautiful home of John F. Cuneo is surrounded by 75 acres of lakes, fountains and botanical gardens.

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A good time was had by all

We had a great time. I am from North Chicago and can back for a visit and it was something I had never done. So glad I did!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
kell_s03
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Northbrook, Illinois
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174 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

“Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me." - F. Scott Fitzgerald The Cuneo Mansion is a monument to different. While the building itself is historic and houses an interesting collection of furniture and art, even more interesting were the two families who made it home. Samuel Insull, who built the house way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. I am from North Chicago and can back for a visit and it was something I had never done. So glad I did!!

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Wauconda, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My first visit to Cuneo mansion and gardens. It's been closed for the last two years for ongoing renovations. Loyola University has done a superb job. You won't notice most of the $7 million they've spent renovating, but that's why this place is so special. They've restored most of the old roof and foundation, and replaced windows on the second... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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159 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful mansion with gardens, lakes and buildings. The mansion also hosts Loyola students for their extra classes. Entry to the mansion is through a guarded gate. It is next to the Mall

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South Georgia
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230 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Went here for a wedding and the grounds were lovely! However, I understand this has been sold to Loyola University so I am not sure it will be open to the public anymore

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Lake Geneva, WI
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Invited here for a private work event. The mansion itself is beautiful. Roped off rooms but could view the amazing period antiques. Inside event during the winter, so unable to see the grounds or gardens. Seemed like it would be a pretty place in the summer or for a wedding.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The Cuneo Foundation donated this wonderful Great Gatsby Roaring 20s attraction to Loyola University. In July of 2015, I asked them by phone why no one posted on their website that they were "closed for renovations". "Good idea" was the reply. Next I read in the Chicago Trib that Loyola wants to build a 100+ home subdivision. If they ever... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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274 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I was bummed. We could not get on to the grounds because it was closed for a private party. The website is a general website to Lake County and this location is not listed.

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Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
Glenview, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

it was a magical wedding reception at this venue. Could not have been more perfect or beautiful. The staff was tremendous and helpful, the food was spectacular, just an overall perfect evening

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Gurnee, Illinois
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Creep through this tired exhibit in a VERY LONG long line of cars. Remember, you will only be able to go as fast as the SLOWEST car in line, some of them take a gazillion pictures of each feature. There is no easy out if you change your mind. Decorations are mostly cartoon characters like the Flinstones, or Disney characters... More 

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