We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Kinda funky odd

Didn't immediately realize that this was a bell tower. It didn't ring while we were there, but the... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
denver, colorado
First time to top

My 6 year old son has been wanting to go to the top of the tower. We were finally at the riverwalk... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Denise K
Woodridge, Illinois, United States
Read all 73 reviews
All photos (19)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“play music”(2 reviews)
“bell tower”(4 reviews)
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...more
455 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-6274
+1 630-848-5000
Improve This Listing
Reviews (73)
Filter reviews
69 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful music play music bell tower downtown naperville bells tours landmark riverwalk chimes summer pool
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 69 reviews
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My 6 year old son has been wanting to go to the top of the tower. We were finally at the riverwalk when it was open for tours. It is $3 per person (my 4 year old was free). We were informed that the elevator...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denise K
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The Carillon (Moser Tower) has been standing in Naperville for 18 Years and people from around the world have come to play music on its bells. There are confers almost every Tuesday night during the summer. It’s one of the highest Carillons in the United...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 55delaneyw
Reviewed May 2, 2018

The Carillon which is actually a cellular tower in disguise is really an eyesore. It appears to be unfinished, when it is actually done. However, there are additional millions needed to repair. You can hear the bells if you are fairly close or at the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Love it or Hate it, definitely visit downtown Naperville. The riverwalk is special. It's a well-done attraction. Every city should strive to provide a reason for people to visit, not just another "Visit historic downtown Anywhereville". The Carillon is a unique architectural structure taller than...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Gabe10101
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I love spends big time here listening to the beautiful music. It is very relaxing and a wonderful way to spend the afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sueerdman
Reviewed November 10, 2017

It is not everyday that you get music with the bells of a tower. The Millennium Carillon will give you this pleasure. Located by Riverwalk in Naperville, IL offers a nice stroll in a beautiful park. You can see the city and the park if...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Asocarras
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

First let me say this structure looks very out of place on this scenic and lovely Riverwalk. Too tall and architecturally UGLY!! Then when one walks up into it, you have to dodge the bird poop. When the bells play, I would describe it more...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Dianne T
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Didn't immediately realize that this was a bell tower. It didn't ring while we were there, but the design is intriguing and the park surrounding the tower is just amazing. Worth a second trip!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bubblesbubbles
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The Carillon in downtown Naperville is a very recognizable landmark right on the Riverwalk and across from the quarry 'beach' pool.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Peter J
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The guide did a very nice job of explaining the Carillon to us. We really enjoyed the view of the surrounding area and took a lot of pictures.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BOB602
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Hotel Indigo Naperville Riverwalk
174 reviews
.36 miles away
Stardust Motel
11 reviews
1.81 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Naperville/Warrenville
612 reviews
2.46 miles away
SpringHill Suites Chicago Naperville/Warrenville
261 reviews
2.49 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 515 nearby restaurants
Meson Sabika
798 reviews
.43 miles away
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
825 reviews
.44 miles away
Egg Harbor Cafe
260 reviews
.38 miles away
Sullivan's Steakhouse
316 reviews
.43 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 81 nearby attractions
747 reviews
.29 miles away
Dupage Children's Museum
207 reviews
.82 miles away
Naper Settlement
208 reviews
.23 miles away
Centennial Beach
152 reviews
.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Millennium Carillon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines