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Address: 455 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone Number: 630-848-5000
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Description: 14-story tall tower with a 72-bell Carillon instrument inside. Climb to...
14-story tall tower with a 72-bell Carillon instrument inside. Climb to the top and see Naperville and beyond. On a clear day, see the Chicago Skyline. Concerts are performed by world-renowned carillonneurs spring-fall and concert-goers can enjoy the music from the lawns surrounding the tower. Also a site for weddings.
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Awesome Bells

The tour to the top of the tower is pretty awesome. You get to see all the bells and even see the room they are played from for the concerts. If you go on a clear day, you can see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The tour to the top of the tower is pretty awesome. You get to see all the bells and even see the room they are played from for the concerts. If you go on a clear day, you can see Chicago in the distance which is pretty neat too.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Excellent view of the city! It was also really neat to see the Carillon player play as we ascended the tower!

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Naper, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Its the best thing to do in naperville, well besides procreate. Besides walking along the beautiful riverwalk, the tower is the crown jewel of naperville

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Naperville, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Welcome to Naperville's phallic symbol, A lot of money was poured into this and I am not sure for what reason? The park and quarry's nearby are more of a reason to visit than this eye soar.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Carillon great to look at and nice when it is quiet. The bells are out of tune, the music selection played is really poor compared to what you will find in comparable carillon's in Europe. nice walk up to the top. Concerts along the riverwalk are nice, as is the riverwalk itself. But, the music from the Carillon is... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We took the tour of the tower and there is a great view from the top. While we were on the tour we found the musician about to play and he gave us an impromptu song on the bells and let my two year old hit one of the keys. The bars are close enough that we felt safe having... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

As the name implies, this carillon was built to celebrate the year 2000. It is right in the heart of the Riverwalk and regular concerts are held with live performers. Programmed music can also be played and the range and tone of the instrument are excellent.

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Naperville, Illinois
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've always liked carillons and am truly pleased that we have one right here in Naperville. View the surrounding area from high up in the bell tower. With regular concerts, this is a fine place to sit and relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We were so lucky to get there in time for a tour. $3 is all you pay. Someone was already playing when we began our ascent - just magical with the bells ringing, songs playing, pure power of music and physics, we thought it was a recording, but a real person was playing. We got to see him handling the... More 

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was able to make it up to the top with the little one I have with me! Enjoyed every minute of the view and spending time taking in the entire experience! Will be back again for sure!

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