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Cantigny Park

1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
+1 630-668-5161
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Extended family get together

Decided for all family to meet for a picnic at Cantigny, Robert Mccormick's estate, that was named... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EJJourney
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Great Park

This park is a great places for families. We especially enjoy the free summer concerts. A lovely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
metu63
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Elgin, Illinois
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Welcome to Cantigny!Discover a world of beauty, learning and fun just around the corner! Cantigny was Colonel Robert R. McCormick’s gift to the community and all 500 acres are yours to enjoy. Plan your visit today!
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“war museum” (44 reviews)
“chicago tribune” (30 reviews)
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1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189-3353
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+1 630-668-5161
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"war museum"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"chicago tribune"
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"rose garden"
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"mccormick mansion"
in 29 reviews
"house tour"
in 14 reviews
"idea garden"
in 13 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 21 reviews
"great place"
in 29 reviews
"sunday afternoon"
in 6 reviews
"golf course"
in 18 reviews
"gift shop"
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"special events"
in 16 reviews
"their website"
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"whole family"
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"western suburbs"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided for all family to meet for a picnic at Cantigny, Robert Mccormick's estate, that was named after the village in France he helped free in WW2. We met on the picnic grounds,where there are ample tables, a playground, and space to play games. We...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This park is a great places for families. We especially enjoy the free summer concerts. A lovely setting a d great entertainment.

Thank metu63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cantigny is a hidden gem. That is the best way to describe it. The very cheap $5/10 admission fee per car is very cheap considering the quality of the grounds. The beautifully kept gardens are the perfect place to take a stroll marveling at the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to be! A first class museum! A very helpful and knowledgeable staff! Hands on for kids of all ages!

Thank Herbert S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has always been one of my favorite places to go in the Chicago suburbs. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and you forget that you are in such a populated area. It is such a rare and unique place to visit. You can go many...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved coming here. The museums are amazing. The gardens are fabulous. Highly suggest, I love coming here with family

Thank shelly637
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor center has a good orientation film. I came especially to see the First Division Museum about WWI (and beyond). The gardens are very impressive and will probably be even better when the new construction along the sides is completed. I spent about 3...More

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Post renovation the entrance is done through the gift shop .Clean bathrooms,ATM machine,garden gifts,butterfly garden,etc Beautifully furnished with bright yellow plastic chairs.There is McCormick Mansion to visit but check schedule ahead ( or see online) and The First Division Museum with a tank park (kids...More

Thank boemiana
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Went on the tour of McCormick House and was very pleased. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable and so sweet. The house was wonderfully preserved. Highly recommend! Unfortunately, we visited in the winter and missed the beautiful gardens, but we will be back! And only $5...More

Thank Cynthia D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Cantiny is a really lovely place to spend an afternoon, but is especially enchanting in the Fall. Displays of scarecrows, flowers, pumpkins and all things Fall dot the many pathways winding throughout the park. Start with lunch in the dining room and walk off the...More

Thank denise u
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kuleczki
5 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen E | Reviewed this property |
Just in front of the museum and gift shop on the outer grounds, there is plenty of play space and running areas, as well as for picnics
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Linda R
30 July 2016|
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Response from Dee J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a restaurant on the property. I have not eaten there.
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Linda R
30 July 2016|
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Response from Suzette S | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your taste buds as they have several choices. Visit the website under dining. I tried to copy/paste below but it wouldn't allow me.
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