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A Must See for WW ll Reenactment Festivity's

Midway Village is a wonderful asset to Rockford, Ill. Love visiting their museum. Wonderful display... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rockford, Illinois
Rockford Midway Village WWII Days

We have been to WWII Days 3 of the last 5 years plus WWI Days in 2017. For the historian living... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick W
McHenry, Illinois
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➢ Midway Village Museum is situated on 13 acres of the beautiful grounds which offers visitors the opportunities to learn about life as it was in the late 1890s-1910s. The grounds include 26 structures which create the Village and heritage gardens...more
6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107-2613
+1 815-397-9112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Midway Village is a wonderful asset to Rockford, Ill. Love visiting their museum. Wonderful display of the Rockford Peaches, all female, baseball team from the 1940's. They have festivities all year. Check out their website. I highly recommend attending the WW ll Reenactment festivities. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to WWII Days 3 of the last 5 years plus WWI Days in 2017. For the historian living history & reenactments make for a most interesting way to enjoy the past. The displays & reenactors make the weekend terrific to experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here years ago for a Civil War reenactment and wanted to return to see the museum. Finally, we did. An ice storm during the week rendered the outside dangerous so we couldn't walk to the Victorian village but that didn't matter. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This was my second time there and as always I had a good time wandering through the encampments and watching the battles. The Venue and parking are easy and efficient - worth the travel to get to

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to wander and step back in time. It is a well put together and maintained village. It is a great asset to the area. Worth the trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is very interesting to visit year around. They have many interesting events like the Victorian Holiday Celebration in December.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank snowrays
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I had intended to quickly call into this museum, have a squiz at the Rockford Peaches display and leave, but there is so much great stuff to see here! The staff are super friendly and knowledgable and the displays are in-depth and really interesting. Rockford...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

It has so much to offer. The front building is a museum of Rockford's history. The next building is full of all kinds of doll house's from every county. And the back property is a complete replica of a village from the 1800's. Stores and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joy P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

It was like traveling back in time. Very magical. What a simple life people must have lived was back in the day. Highly recommend it if you are a history buff. I enjoyed my time there.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Carla H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Enjoyed spending several hours here. The museum is laid out very well. Enjoyed learning the history of the area. Loved the sock monkey display and history, remember having one when I was a kid that my grandma made. Interesting display on the ladies softball team....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from 991th0mash | Reviewed this property |
There is not a restaurant, but a snack shop that has some sandwiches, chips, drinks and I'm not sure they are open year round. There are many nice places within a mile in any direction of Midway Village.