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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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Museum for army vets and fans

We really enjoyed visiting this museum, and all the tanks you can see on the lush grounds... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Colleen E
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California
Remodel is Done!

The museum has been remodeled and updated. The interactive exhibits are fantastic. If you want to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry B
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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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1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187-6097
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+1 630-668-5185
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed visiting this museum, and all the tanks you can see on the lush grounds surrounding this museum. And of course the beautiful gardens and mansion. The inside of the museum is divided into 2 parts. After walking the grounds and touring the...More

Thank Colleen E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has been remodeled and updated. The interactive exhibits are fantastic. If you want to learn some inside stories about our troops you need to make this a must see. I have been coming here for the past 30+ years and have seen the...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cantigny Park is a great place to visit. The cost is $10.00 for parking. Once inside there is the Museum, McCormick Mansion, and beautiful gardens, all at no extra cost. This time we visited the First Division (The Big Red One) Museum. The museum was...More

Thank lost_in_itasca
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to the musuem late had only about an hour to see the exhibits. Was very impressed with the WW1 exhibit felt like you were in trenches. My only complaint was with the tank park, they let people climb on the vehicles and it takes...More

Thank BB61-Sailor
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Cantigny does a great job presenting what it must have looked like during the war. the entire grounds and building are always a pleasant place to visit.

Thank sandon55
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Presently closed for rehab. Will reopen August 26. It displays the difficult and good times our troops had in time of battle. Makes one appreciate the men and women that gave their lives for our freedom.

Thank 459harryt
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just to let everyone know if you are planning to visit the first division museum and what to take pictures of the tanks outside the museum before September 2017 you will not. Unfortunately the tanks are all fenced in and the museum is closed.

1  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As a member, invited to see the artifacts that will be enhancing the museum when the project is completed. This is a very high quality and thoroughly researched undertaking. A must see for anyone.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This museum is one of the best war museums I have ever visited. It is not just a collection of artifacts though you will find those effectively displayed. It is a walk through history giving you the feeling of the differences in fighting WWI, WW2,...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The First Division Museum has a wonderful display of WWII and Vietnam artifacts, with a walk-though section that is very realistic. The kids will love the outdoor display of tanks and cannon.

Thank datablade2
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maddog59
3 May 2016|
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Response from maddog59 | Reviewed this property |
Franco,, thank you for the # i will contact them semper fi Travis
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Jack C
22 June 2015|
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Questions & Answers. I was trying to help with an answer. Daheya!
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syl219
15 June 2015|
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Response from Gayln P | Property representative |
Our museum is about a mile away from the Winfield train station. You could arrange for a taxi from the train station to Cantigny Park where we are located.
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