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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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Historical experience - very informative.

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Florence, Wisconsin
Great Museum and Grounds

The First Division Museum is very well done and has clearly been recently updated. The McCormick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brett B
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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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 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 16 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 16 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 10 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
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Cantigny Park and the area is a great place to go for a ice walk in nature, visit an ornate mansion, and learn about military history. It’s got to be one of the top places to visit in the Chicago west suburbs.

Date of experience: November 2018
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20 January 2019|
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Response from Nora K | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about that, but the tours within the mansion and visiting the war museum are included with the 5-10 dollar vehicle fee you pay at the entrance . This fee depends on when you go. You can check everything on... More
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