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Midway Village Museum

   
Midway Village Museumzoom
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford
IL
USA
61107
Midway Village Museum hosts an annual Great War Event, a World War I military event featuring re-enactors portraying soldiers and civilians from the United States, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary in the museum’s 13-acre Village on the museum grounds. Visitors engage in history with the opportunity to walk near encampments and tour a reproduction three-bunker trench, talk to over 220 re-enactors about life as a soldier, learn about the various military equipment and combat techniques of this war, and watch large-scale narrated battle reenactments.
Midway Village Museum will host the 4th annual Great War Event, a World War I military event will feature re-enactors portraying soldiers and civilians from the United States, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary in the museum’s 13-acre Village on the museum grounds. Visitors engage in history with the opportunity to walk near encampments and tour a reproduction three-bunker trench, talk to over 220 re-enactors about life as a soldier, learn about the various military equipment and combat techniques of this war, and watch large-scale narrated battle reenactments.
 
Hours and Admission

Museum Center, Mill House, Old Dolls’ House and Museum Store

Please Note: No Guided Village Tours on these dates: Saturday, June 13 (Main Street Market), July 26 (CommUNITY Picnic), and September 12 (Main Street Market). The buildings in the Victorian Village will be closed this date. On Sunday, August 23, the Victorian Village will close one hour earlier at 3 pm for a private function.

January – April

September – December

Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday 10:30 am – 4 pm

Closed Sunday and Monday

May – August

Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am – 4 pm

Closed Monday

The Main Museum Center is open year round during the above hours and days.

Village Hours

Thursday – Sunday

11 am – 4 pm (May)

Tuesday – Sunday

11 am – 4 pm (June thru August)

Closed Monday

Village open by appointment only September through April.

The last tour of the day begins at 3 pm.

General Admission – Admission cost varies on Special Event days.

Adults: $7

Children 3 to 17: $5

Museum Members are always free!

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