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Address: 1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
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Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just...

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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Fun for all ages

We have come here with our children and now, grandchildren, for years. They insist on climbing every tank on every visit. They also find the museum fascinating and so do we. You... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Mary W
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Carol Stream
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Carol Stream, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In September Cantigny has a Car Show I would recommend to anyone. This is a fine show in the area. Plenty of cars of variety . DJ music. Nice time to walk and enjoy the great outdoors. Autumn is good also to wonder off and take in the beauty of the surrounding park! Winfield , Il.. I used to take... More 

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Carol Stream
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have come here with our children and now, grandchildren, for years. They insist on climbing every tank on every visit. They also find the museum fascinating and so do we. You experience the "you are there" phenomenon for every war since WW1. The gardens are also beautiful and the tour of the McCormick Mansion is entertaining and informative. Plan... More 

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Thank Mary W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cantigny is one of our favorite parks with acres of beautiful gardens, the McCormick Mansion, the extraordinary Big Red One First Division US Army Military Museum, and dozens of tanks and vehicles you can climb. All of this only costs $10 a carload! We love the manicured park and gardens and the wide variety of flowers and trees. (See photos.)... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I had played the golf course but never had visited the park. What a wonderful surprise. The McCormick Mansion tour was very interesting. The military tanks and wartime exhibits were well done and informative. The gardens and park were lovely and there was a band concert. We spent over four hours there without even trying. We had a great day!!

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Lisle, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is must see in the Western Suburbs. The gardens are beautiful and relaxing. The tanks are fun for the family and the restaurant is a nice place to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the view of the flowers.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This museum, historic home and extensive gardens have something for everyone (even picnic and playground equipment for the little ones). We visited in early November and the rose garden still had plenty of blossoms. The foliage and landscaped gardens are beautifully tended. The property (even historic home on first level) is wheel chair accessible. Knowledgeable docents guide the free tours... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Cantigny is beautiful and a popular spot for photoshoots. There is a $5 parking fee for cars, higher fees for other types of vehicles. There are many different types of wildlife found around the park from squirrels and birds to skunks and wild turkeys. The trees look beautiful in the autumn, and not all flowers are past their prime. Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lived in the area for years and had never been to Cantigny! That was remedied with a gorgeous fall walk and like 100 pictures. The roses had some life, the mansion was lovely, the idea garden was cute, but best of all--the trees were aglow! Can't wait to go for a nice picnic and stroll...and to see it in spring.

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lima, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

An incredible museum with displays of the 1st division in WW1 to current. Take the time to enjoy the mansion and local grounds.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

wow, what a gem in IL! beautiful gardens, great museum and wonderful house. i always tell people to go, hey, it's free and you just pay for parking (usually $5, a bit higher on peak days/events). BUT what a great legacy and gift Robert McCormick has left the people of IL. if you've not gone, please go (although they may... More 

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