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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.

July 2019

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

July 17
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Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

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Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

July 24
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Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

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Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

July 31
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Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

August 2019

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

August 7
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

August 14
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

August 21
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

August 28
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Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

September 2019

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

September 4
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

September 11
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

September 18
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

September 25
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One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

October 2019

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

October 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

October 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

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

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

Find out more »
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