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Cantigny Park

1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Lots to see at Cantigny

We visit Chicago quite often and I have always wanted to visit, Even though it's October there were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loudon, Tennessee
Great place to spend a Sunday afternoon

For a $5 parking fee, you get free access to the grounds, the 1st Division military museum, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbus, Indiana
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Chicago quite often and I have always wanted to visit, Even though it's October there were plenty of beautiful flowers to be seen in the gardens. With limited time we focused on walk through the tank park and the military museum which focuses...More

Thank matmul45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a $5 parking fee, you get free access to the grounds, the 1st Division military museum, the McCormick manor house tour, etc. The grounds are beautiful with very nice, well maintained formal gardens. The huge manor house is open for tours (both 30 min...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I entitled this a 'limited review' because I didn't have the chance to see the newly renovated museum. I attended a wedding at Cantigny recently. It was an outdoor ceremony in the Rose Garden, which is a beautiful location. The reception was held at the...More

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first time to a war reenactment. So much fun, and what a great way to learn. love the booths set up where merchants sell items in the theme of the war. The museum is interesting and educational. It was a great day! Price was right...More

Thank gingerlynn9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure to walk all the way to the back of the gardens and past the Army tank displays to find this gorgeous building. Inside are masterful interactive displays.....you must experience to learn about the wars they depict. Spans WW I & II, Viet Nam...More

Thank Rebel500
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a picnic park. Museum. Garden and Resturant. So much to see. Summer home of Rober McCormick. Former Publicher and Editor of the Chicago Tribune. You need to look him up and also Cantigny Park to get a real feel what this amazing place...More

Thank george10e
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We love coming here. It's beautiful and our go to place for family pictures and picnics. The roses in the summer are awesome and the tulips in spring, amazing!

Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Cantigny Park is a gem in the Chicago western suburbs, The grounds are beautiful with an abundance of flowers, trees and bushes, and one can tour the Robert R McCormick mansion. There is also a fantastic war museum for which there is no charge, and...More

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Love this place year round - the grounds are well kept, and they do a lot of festive seasonal events, like LEGO world.

Thank Northsidefan86
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Cantigny for the first time ever. The $7 million museum renovation is now finished and there's more to come on the property. The entire project is budgeted for $25 million. We were there for a few hours and only got through half of...More

Thank Michele B
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5 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen E | 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
Linda R
30 July 2016|
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Response from Dee J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a restaurant on the property. I have not eaten there.
Linda R
30 July 2016|
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Response from Suzette S | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your taste buds as they have several choices. Visit the website under dining. I tried to copy/paste below but it wouldn't allow me.