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Grand Reopening of the First Division Museum at Cantigny
Announcing the completion of the 2-Year Museum Master Planning Project by Luci Creative! The new exhibits, interactive media and artifacts will leave a long-lasting impression…
You are invited to a traditional military ceremony to honor the 100-year history of the 1st Infantry Division and ribbon cutting for the newly updated First Division Museum. The celebration begins with a ceremony at 11am with:
THE COLOR GUARD & SALUTE BATTERY
The Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard. Established in 1992, the CGMCG provides a link to Fort Riley’s and Kansas’ historic past. The CGMCG is made of active-duty service members who travel to ceremonies and events across the
Museum admission is free with paid parking: $5 on weekdays, $10 on weekends through September. Parking is $5 every day starting in October, and free on the first Wednesday of every month.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
The museum will open directly following the 11am ribbon cutting and stay open until 8 pm on August 26. Regular hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. In November and December, the museum closes at 4 pm.
1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
Cantigny's regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.