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Cantigny Park

1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Great day for war reenactment

first time to a war reenactment. So much fun, and what a great way to learn. love the booths set up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winfield, Illinois
Great World War I Museum & The Gardens

Make sure to walk all the way to the back of the gardens and past the Army tank displays to find... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 yesterday

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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although I lived in Chicago for 30 yrs., I'd never been to Cantigny. My mom, sister and I went today and enjoyed the gardens and pond area the most. The rose garden is nice but probably better in spring or early Sept. To tour the...More

1  Thank Colleen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Already a great park with beautiful grounds, multiple gardens and attractions for all ages. Plus the McCormick House to see how he lived. With the reopening of the First Division Museum it is now spectacular. Amazing videos and VR experiences covering major wars across US...More

Thank frequenttraveler630
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my recent visit most of the location was closed, due to construction. Based on movie presentation of their ongoing construction and expansion, I anticipate this will be an even more interesting location on my return visit next year. I will definitely put this on...More

Thank grouper1948
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4 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
29 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
29 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.