Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Historic Military Spaces

Historic Military Spaces

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An Educational Tour of Lake County's Famous Military Places!

National Museum of the American Sailor

Visit the National Museum of the American Sailor and see how the base was a major recruit training center during World War I. In World War II, Naval Station Great Lakes was one of the Navy's most important centers for both basic and advanced training, including the first training courses in general Navy ratings for African-American sailors. Add a group presentation available in several subjects such as The Golden Thirteen, Women in the Navy, Tattoos and so on. Continue here to learn more.

O'Toole's LIbertyville

Head into Libertyville for lunch at Mickey Finn's Brewery or O'Tooles Libertyville. Both offer plenty of room for your group with delicious food and libations. 

Dunn Museum in Libertyville

The Dunn Museum also in Libertyville is part of the Blue Star Museum Appreciation Programs. Typically run during the summer, it's a national appreciation program to thank military families for their service and share with them America's cultutural treasures. The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military- Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps and NOAA Commissioned Corps. 

Volo Museum in Volo

The Military Exhibit at the Volo Auto Museum is the museum's constantly evolving military adventure spanning from the Civil War up to the War on Terror. It features authentic uniforms, weapons and vehicles from all eras displayed in action-packed scenes with heart-pounding sound effects and professional stage lighting. Take time to browse through the antique village and auto museum that houses famous movie and TV cars and classic automobiles.

With more than 60 different lodging properties, your group won't have to experience military barracks on this tour. Get swept away by our four-diamond AAA-rated resort Lincolnshire Marriott Resort. A delicious dinner at the resort can be arranged.

Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire

Evening entertainment can be found on the resort property at the Marriott Theatre.

However you choose to piece together your tour, your knowledgeable Visit Lake County Group Tours Manager Jayne Nordstrom will be happy to assist you.

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