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Millennium Carillon

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Address: 455 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
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+1 630-848-5000

14-story tall tower with a 72-bell Carillon instrument inside. Climb to the...

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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it is pretty cool

a nice spot to the take the kids. it is pretty cool and easily seen so it is not hard to find. the kids loved going. the river walk areas were nice as well before dinner.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Troy G
Geneva, Illinois, United States
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Geneva, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice spot to the take the kids. it is pretty cool and easily seen so it is not hard to find. the kids loved going. the river walk areas were nice as well before dinner.

Thank Troy G
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Though we didn't go inside, it is a pretty landmark for talking pictures if you are walking along the river walk and using covered bridges.

Thank KB C
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

So it's not particularly beautiful and although the music is nice it's not especially grand, the joy of this attraction is going to the top of it! The view is stunning and well worth the efforts to get there. You can see neighboring suburbs on a clear day! Try to get up there for the 4th of July if you... More 

Thank M2435GTjeffg
Crete, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I recommend calling first if you plan on going inside the tower. The first time we came there was a private party(August) second time we came there was misty rain. I believe that it was closed due to weather. Pokemon gym at structure. Most pokemon spawn in front of it between hill and cafe.

1 Thank candece h
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

In the summer there are concerts twice a week. the setting is scenic and a great place to picnic during or before the concert. Easy to take children and plenty of room for little ones to run off their energy.

Thank ILoveToRead
Chicago, Illinois
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2,489 reviews
474 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

A structure that was funded by a group of Naperville residents, the Millennium Carillon is located in a park setting along the river walk. It is only open on weekends for tours, and you can walk to the top (or take an elevator halfway) and get some impressive views of the area and even the Chicago skyline. If you do... More 

Thank Allen21096
The Woodlands, Texas
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Sadly, we were unable to access the Carillon because it's only open on weekends. BE ADVISED!!!! We saw it only from the ground, and heard it a few times. Nice sound. A large imposing structure, unusual design in a park setting. Really can't rate it better or worse, because nothing was open on a Thursday.

Thank stardust1229
East Islip, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The Millenium Carillion is very unusual structure, what is also beautiful the reason why the prople built it on the Du Page river walk. I was so happy we saw it.

Thank vera707
Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Like another reviewer, I lived in Naperville before this concrete nightmare was built and can't look at it without remembering the financial boondoggle it represents. Just think of all the worthy projects that could have been funded with over $2 Million dollars of taxpayer money! Setting the history of it aside, the Carillon is ugly, sounds terrible when played, and... More 

Thank Thaumaturge
Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

I love this place as I bring my daughter here to play, and when she's with her friends, my husband and I play badminton. They have a kids park, a "beach", a running track, a lot of space for parking, badminton courts, and more. If you're planning to spend a day in a nice affluent suburb, go here, have a... More 

Thank PalakQuinn

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