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Naper Settlement

523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540-6517
+1 630-420-6010
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Especially fun for those with local ties

It was a little tricky finding the entrance. We really enjoyed the museum on the lower level--lots... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
near Milwaukee, WI
Good way to enjoy a summer afternoon!

We live in Naperville and have been to many events at Naperville Settlement over the years. We have... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Sandy M
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540-6517
+1 630-420-6010
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

It was a little tricky finding the entrance. We really enjoyed the museum on the lower level--lots of local lore and quirky bits of history. The historic buildings, mostly moved from elsewhere, were inviting, though short on interpreters. The Martin house, which is original to...More

Thank CityHiker73
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We live in Naperville and have been to many events at Naperville Settlement over the years. We have always enjoyed our time there whether it is an art show or a concert. Today was the first time at the Settlement without a special event occurring...More

1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I've never heard about this place . We had a wonderful time the staff is amazing. Free parking, it's a must when you visit Naperville!

1  Thank RAVABRA
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We've lived in Naperville for forty years and often taken the family and guests to Naper Settlement. There are many things to see and do there, a working blacksmith, printer, stone carver, all in the 1830 to 1880 era. The encampments in the summer are...More

1  Thank Sherry W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Naper Serrlement is a hidden gem in the Western suburbs. My grandchildren are always excited to visit for a few hours or the entire day. Truth be told, I enjoy it just as much as they do. An assortment of historical buildings has been relocated...More

1  Thank Ellen34
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Naperville Heritage Society have created a small village filled with old buildings saved and relocated from the area. Its a great place to bring the family for a educational peek back into a time when things were simpler...but a time much harder to live...More

1  Thank meezer3
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This place was nice and staff was more than helpful in answering all our questions. I would recommend this place to everyone.

Thank amyjo777
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great little open air museum if you like to step back in time. I've been here today with my brother and mother and it was a great service they offered a wheelchair to my mother. Great place to walk around and a good experience for...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Located on the southwest corner of Aurora Ave. and Webster St., the Naper Settlement is 12 acres of educational information about a bygone era. The entrance is right at the corner of Aurora Ave. and Webster St. We decided to drop everyone off at the...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Looking around this settlement allows you to imagine what things would have been like fir the early settlers. Well worth a visit if in the area but check out times when open because it is not open fully every day

Thank Robert H
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Gerri P
9 July 2017|
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Response from Troy G | Reviewed this property |
Most areas yes
Gerri P
9 July 2017|
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Response from meezer3 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. The only problem would be if she wanted to see inside a few of the buildings that have second floors and a flight of stairs up to them. You can always call ahead and check.
Mary J
18 December 2016|
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Response from KristenNK | Reviewed this property |
November 25 - December 24, 2016 Open Thursday- Sundays (and special dates listed below) Thursday: 11am - 7pm Friday- Saturday: 11am - 9pm Sunday: 11am - 6pm Special dates: Monday, December 19th - Friday, December 23rd... More