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First Division Museum at Cantigny

1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187-6097
+1 630-668-5185
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Beauty, history and fun activities in one place

I've lived near and visited Cantigny many times and continue to enjoy the beauty of the grounds and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cathy S
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Wheaton, Illinois
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The museum was a very p,ease to supprise. I took my brother there thinking he would like it but not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nini1324
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Wheaton, Illinois
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Museum with interactive exhibits on the trenches of WWI, the beaches of WWII and the rice paddies of Vietnam.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“landing craft” (8 reviews)
“cantigny park” (19 reviews)
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1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187-6097
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+1 630-668-5185
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"landing craft"
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"armored vehicles"
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"cantigny park"
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"on display"
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"world war"
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"military history"
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"desert storm"
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"interactive displays"
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"great place to learn"
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"sensory experience"
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"my son loves"
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"battle scenes"
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"cold war"
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"inside stories"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've lived near and visited Cantigny many times and continue to enjoy the beauty of the grounds and the honor this museum does to our service men and women. It brings their experiences to vivid life, and is constantly being updated and improved. I've taken...More

Thank Cathy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was a very p,ease to supprise. I took my brother there thinking he would like it but not expecting to find much of interest for me. Was I wrong. It is an amazing museum and if you are in the area go. Do...More

Thank Nini1324
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not meet the time for a tour, but I enjoyed reading all the background of WWI and the First Division (which Col. Mc Cormack fought in). For those who have limited knowledge about WWI, this is a great place to find out more....More

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am history buff and sometimes my wife isn't as enamored with the military museums as I am. However, on this occasion she was as impressed by the way the exhibits were presented as I was. This is one of the best military museums i...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Tank Park has tanks from WWI to the present, which you can even climb on. Inside 1st museum has been remodeled with a WWI trench experience, WWII Bastogne experience and a D-Day beach experience.

Thank Bruce S
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We learned a lot going through the FIrst Division Museum. Mr. Richard, a volunteer was so helpful and informative. It took us about 90 minutes to go through. Will go again. Thank you.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

There are events all summer long. Concerts,car shows, movies, Battle reenactments, boy/girl scouts events. Dog shows. The grounds are miles of trails for walkling with flowers and trees. The war museums are a must.

Thank acparla
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The newly renovated and revamped museum is much more immersive, informative and inclusive. Enjoyed the new exhibits and the much more experience evocative focus.

Thank trueil
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

This museum is wonderful - enlightening, inspirational, sobering and informative. The displays are so well done. Go, take your children and grandchildren, teach them the cost of our freedom as Americans. I highly recommend it! And only $5 for parking! Hello! What a deal!

Thank Cynthia D
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Museum has been reconfigured and is not a great deal different from the original. More interactive displays, but this could be a more interesting museum. O.K. for a rainy day visit.

Thank jacy2
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Steve R
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No dogs allowed.
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Franco,, thank you for the # i will contact them semper fi Travis
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Questions & Answers. I was trying to help with an answer. Daheya!
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