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Cantigny Park

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1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
(630) 668-5161 http://www.cantigny.org

The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park reopened to the public on Saturday, August 26, 2017 following an extensive 10-month renovation project. They opened with a traditional military ceremony honoring the 100-year history of the 1st Infantry Division and museum ribbon cutting at 11 am that day. Kidlist Contributor, Meghan was there to check it out firsthand with her kids.

Highlights of the thoroughly updated military museum include “Duty First,” an all-new gallery focusing on the more recent history of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division. The gallery’s new media and interactive exhibits provide a hands-on experience from a soldier’s perspective that are sure to leave a lasting impression on visitors.

Admission to the museum is free with paid parking. Cantigny’s regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Labor Day. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month.

More information, including a calendar of upcoming events, is available online at fdmuseum.org.

There are also many tanks outside that are pretty cool to see.

February 2020

Cantigny Park Reopens for 2020

February 1
Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States

The Park and museums are open Fridays through Sundays during February.

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Park and Museums Open on Presidents’ Day

February 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States

The museums and Cantigny Park are typically closed on Mondays, but we are open to help celebrate Presidents’ Day. The First Division Museum is open from 10 am – 4 pm in a self-guided format. The McCormick House will offer guided tours from 10 am – 3:30 pm.

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March 2020

Free Parking Day at Cantigny Park

March 4
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2020

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

From March through December, parking is free the first Wednesday of each month. Parking is also free as on select holidays, including Veteran’s Day. Admission is always free!

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April 2020

Free Parking Day at Cantigny Park

April 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2020

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

From March through December, parking is free the first Wednesday of each month. Parking is also free as on select holidays, including Veteran’s Day. Admission is always free!

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