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Naper Settlement

523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540-6517
+1 630-420-6010
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Love the Settlement

You can't beat the Christmas decorations. IT is beautiful to see. They have so many activities... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Bienfang
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Naperville, Illinois
A trip back in time

The site is a great outdoor museum and a tribute to Joseph Naper, the city's founder. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
The_Fairy_D0gm0ther
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San Antonio, Texas
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“civil war days” (18 reviews)
“special events” (16 reviews)
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523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540-6517
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+1 630-420-6010
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"civil war days"
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"special events"
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"blacksmith shop"
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"outdoor museum"
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"step back in time"
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"print shop"
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"post office"
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"splash pad"
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"old mansion"
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"heritage society"
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"re enactments"
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"one room school house"
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"history museum"
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"christmas market"
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"christmas light display"
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"working blacksmith"
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

You can't beat the Christmas decorations. IT is beautiful to see. They have so many activities all year round from the Civil War Days, Halloween Happening and can't miss the concerts in the summer.

Thank Bienfang
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The site is a great outdoor museum and a tribute to Joseph Naper, the city's founder. Most of the historic buildings have someone there, telling stories about the history of the early settlers, dressed in the appropriate attire. We visited the working blacksmith, the post...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I've probably been to Naper Settlement 8 times in 20 years...whenever company comes into town my first question is "have you been to Naper Settlement?", if not lets go, if yes, let's go again! The tours vary with your tour guide but always informative...love Civil...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Both the collection of village shops and homes on the spacious grounds and the fabulous museum of Naperville history inside are worth a visit. Allow 3-4 hours if you are a history buff.

Thank msirani
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

What was it like in the late 1800s around Naperville. Very Interesting look back to the early settlers of Naperville with period correct clothing and other demonstrations on the weekends

Thank esipka
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip to Naper Settlement with my family. My two year old just walked around happy to explore the gardens while my 4 year old took a tour of the old log house, post office and the old school. There were kids dressed...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Always something going on at the settlement from civil war encampments to beer tastings- check the website to see what is coming soon.

Thank jfadds
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I came here on a school trip as 4th grade and it was amazing! I would recommend trying the blacksmith and school for a historic experience!

Thank Megan D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Fantastic "living, working" museum in the heart of Naperville. Lots of things to see and do. Live blacksmith. Teacher in the schoolhouse and other period dressed employees in the other buildings. Really cool Naperville museum in the main building. Small beautiful church that if a...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Naperville Summer Alefest is held here every summer for the past few years. Plenty of local beers and a few from elsewhere. Food trucks, bands, plenty t sample.

Thank Dana O
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Jenn A
16 June 2018|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
The Pre-Emption house where the museum is located is air conditioned. I think the Mitchell Mansion is also air conditioned for tours. There is also a small floral store "The Weed Ladies" that I believe is cool. Other than... More
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Rene V
30 December 2017|
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Response from CityHiker73 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is an admission charge.
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Gerri P
10 July 2017|
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Most areas yes
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