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Cuneo Museum & Gardens

1350 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1540
+1 847-362-3042
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breathtaking gardens

the house and gardens are a beautiful backdrop to any event, be it wedding, art fest or jazz... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Daiva C
Chicago's reproduction of "Xanadu"

Today, we marvel as we stroll the hallways and parlors and gardens of Victorian mansions, marble... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Taylor B
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The beautiful home of John F. Cuneo is surrounded by 75 acres of lakes, fountains and botanical gardens.
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  • Average6%
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1350 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1540
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

the house and gardens are a beautiful backdrop to any event, be it wedding, art fest or jazz evening. The house used to be open for tours, but they are closed for renovations now

Thank Daiva C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Today, we marvel as we stroll the hallways and parlors and gardens of Victorian mansions, marble monuments to the Gilded Age. San Simeon, William Randolph Heart's castle in California, is most noteworthy. Two others that immediately come to mind are George Vanderbilt's Biltmore in Asheville,...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

“Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me." - F. Scott Fitzgerald The Cuneo Mansion is a monument to different. While the building itself is historic and houses an interesting collection of furniture and art, even more interesting...More

3  Thank M&ALongGrove
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. I am from North Chicago and can back for a visit and it was something I had never done. So glad I did!!

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

My first visit to Cuneo mansion and gardens. It's been closed for the last two years for ongoing renovations. Loyola University has done a superb job. You won't notice most of the $7 million they've spent renovating, but that's why this place is so special....More

Thank candaceb471
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful mansion with gardens, lakes and buildings. The mansion also hosts Loyola students for their extra classes. Entry to the mansion is through a guarded gate. It is next to the Mall

Thank AmirJahangir
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Went here for a wedding and the grounds were lovely! However, I understand this has been sold to Loyola University so I am not sure it will be open to the public anymore

Thank Bookwoman44
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Invited here for a private work event. The mansion itself is beautiful. Roped off rooms but could view the amazing period antiques. Inside event during the winter, so unable to see the grounds or gardens. Seemed like it would be a pretty place in the...More

Thank htaylor75
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The Cuneo Foundation donated this wonderful Great Gatsby Roaring 20s attraction to Loyola University. In July of 2015, I asked them by phone why no one posted on their website that they were "closed for renovations". "Good idea" was the reply. Next I read in...More

Thank Roganovich
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I was bummed. We could not get on to the grounds because it was closed for a private party. The website is a general website to Lake County and this location is not listed.

1  Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
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