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World War II Re-enactment at Midway Village Museum

World War II Re-enactment at Midway Village Museum

Mark your calendars for the weekend of Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 for our annual World War II reenactment. The event is shaping up to be our best ever!


Visitors to World War II Days engage in elaborate 1940s displays in historical buildings on the museum’s 148-acre campus, which becomes the back drop of a European village during World War II.


This military re-enactment is known to be the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds.


Costs: $19 Adults, $12 Children (ages 5-12), Children (ages 0-4) are Free, Veterans and Active Duty Personnel (ID Required) – $14.00


Visitors do not need to purchase tickets in-advance. You may purchase your admission(s) upon arrival to the museum’s special event gates. Parking is free for visitors to World War II Days.


Event schedules will be posted at soon. Check back for complete details.


Festivities include encampments of Allied and Axis troops in the Midway Village woods. World War II Days includes elaborate and realistic battles complete with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and exciting pyrotechnic displays.


Uniformed re-enactors representing soldiers from the United States, Great Britain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Italy, and Germany along with vintage tanks, half-tracks and other 1940s military vehicles make this a not-to-miss special event.


This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.

Questions? Call 815-397-9112.

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Sep 30 2023 - Oct 01 2023


All Day


Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd


Midway Village
(815) 397-9112