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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 and all Tanks in the park are off limits to public, until after September 2017

Just to let everyone know if you are planning to visit the first division museum and what to take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce S
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Edina, Minnesota
Should be greatly enhanced

As a member, invited to see the artifacts that will be enhancing the museum when the project is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerry P
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Warrenville, 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 10 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
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Top notch museum, that clearly gets the visitor involved with great exhibits and helps one understand our involvement in wars.The added attraction at Cantigny is the lovely grounds where you can spend hours just walking or sitting and taking in nature. If you are in...More

Thank H P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

At first, I thought the museum was just an ordinary place. But my family and I got so interested when we saw the museum. We learned so much especially the US-Vietnam war.

Thank fantas T
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This takes you back to WWI, D- Day, Korea , Vietnam, and Desert Storm. Great exhibits and worth the trip

Thank ken m
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Cantigny is a great place, and this museum is just part of the greatness. We've spent all day on the grounds, and attended many events, and, I really appreciate having this museum so close to home, without having to go into the city or travel...More

Thank sellacct
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had a great time visiting the museum. Even though we have lived in the area for 20+ years, it was our first visit. Can't wait to see it again when the lobby is renovated!

Thank knor70
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Museum, Gardens, Mansion, & Tanks to Climb! The Big Red One First Division Military Museum at Cantigny is a fun, interactive museum that is completely redesigned for 2017. The Bug Red One Museum is at the heart of Cantigny Park with its acres of beautiful...More

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maddog59
2 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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