Cantigny Park

Wheaton, Ill.


1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, Ill. 60189
(630) 668-5161
Hours: Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. starting Nov. 1. Gardens/Grounds: 7 a.m.-sunset daily May 1-Oct. 31; 9 a.m.-sunset daily Nov. 1-April 30. Call or visit website for special events.
Admission: Free. Parking (per car): $5, $2 off peak

Visit the First Division Museum, a highly interactive experience that explores our nation's military history through the eyes of the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division. Life-size soldiers demonstrate what life was like during each particular war, and kids can experience the sounds of bombs exploding as they travel through bunkers or jungles, or step out onto Omaha Beach from a life-like landing craft. The highlight of the visit for most kids is climbing and pretending on the many real tanks and other military equipment parked outside the museum. Cantigny Park has many events for families including festivals, concerts and educational workshops for all ages. There's a restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop and picnic area with playground.

Upcoming Events

Inchworms Parent-Child Program

October 8, 2014 - December 3, 2014

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

FREEDecember 6, 2014

LEGO Train Show

December 13, 2014 - December 14, 2014

Lego Train Show Party

December 13, 2014

Ongoing events

Battle of the Bulge LEGO Display

FREENovember 23, 2014 - December 30, 2014

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