Hours & Fees

Spend the day at Cantigny Park!

Cantigny Admission

Cantigny is now selling admission in advance. Admission is still by the vehicle, not person, but fees vary by day. The Christmas at Cantigny Light Show and Cantigny Ice Rink have separate admission fees. For complete pricing, visit our admissions calendar.

Parking fees for 2024 will be as follows:

  • $5 weekdays through October 31
  • $5 weekends through April 30
  • $15 weekends in May, September, and October
  • $20 weekends in June, July, and August
  • Parking fees for November and December will be announced later in 2024

Free Days

  • May 20 – Armed Forces Day
  • November 11 – Veterans Day
  • March through November – First Wednesday of the Month

Museums for All Fees

Parking Rate$1/car
Admission Rate (after 4pm on event evenings)$1/person
Annual Rate $10/year

Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) to encourage increased and regular museum attendance by low-income and underserved families.

Museums for All allows any visitor with a state-issued Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Link card or WIC card to enter the park for $1.


Gardens & Grounds

Cantigny hours for December vary based on Christmas at Cantigny activities. Visit our admissions calendar for more information.

First Division Museum
February 1 - 28Friday - Sunday10am - 4pm
March 1 - April 30Tuesday - Sunday10am - 4pm
May 1 - October 31Tuesday - Sunday10am - 5pm
NovemberTuesday - Sunday10am - 4pm
DecemberTuesday - Sunday10am - 3pm
December 31 - January 31ClosedClosed

Holiday and Special Event Hours

Presidents’ Day: Cantigny & First Division Museum are closed
Memorial Day: First Division Museum is open
June 18: Cantigny & First Division Museum are closed for Jazz and Wine Fest
July 16: Cantigny & First Division Museum are closed for Voyage en France (Cantigny will open at 10 am for Voyage attendees)
Labor Day: Cantigny is open until 10pm, First Division Museum is open until 5pm
Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Cantigny & First Division Museum are open
Thanksgiving: Cantigny & First Division Museum are closed November 23rd & 24th
Christmas: Cantigny& First Division Museum are closed December 24th & 25th
New Year’s Eve: Cantigny & First Division Museum are closed December 31st and the entire month of January

Are you a photographer? Check out these separate fees in our Photo & Video Guidelines section.

Photo & Video Guidelines