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The Great War: WW I

Event Dates and Times

4/7/2018 - 4/8/2018
Midway Village Museum, Rockford, IL
This is the largest WW I reenactment in the country. Visitors engage in this unique historic immersive experience with the opportunity to enter encampments, tour a reproduction 150 yd trench and the trench train in action, , and watch large scale narrated battles with pyrotechnics. WWI model airplanes will have flying demonstrations. WWI tanks, including the FT-17 French Tank, displays of weapons, equipment, and artifacts can be seen. Many vendors of food and military artifacts will be in atendance Music performers, Calvary units with horses, the Donut Ladies, food and military vendors are more that can be experienced. Parking is free. ATMs are available. No pets are allowed. Bags will be checked by security. Only registered reenactors may wear historic military uniforms. Adults $12, children (3-17) $6, infants (0-2) and Museum Members FREE.
Tickets may be purchased online, www.midwayvillage.com, at the Museum Gift Store, on the day of the event. Call 815 397-9112 for more information or see our website.

Saturday, April 7, 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday, April 8, 10 am - 4 pm
Lonna Converso, 815 397-9112, admin@midwayvillage.com