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Naper Settlement

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Naper Settlement

This year-round outdoor living museum is a treat unique to Naperville. It hosts a myriad of... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Kent C
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Enjoyed wine tastings here in the past. Love the grounds and the entire downtown Naperville feel... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2019
Will R
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

This year-round outdoor living museum is a treat unique to Naperville. It hosts a myriad of activities, from weddings in their chapel, Family Funland during the Naperville Jaycees Last Fling, Concerts during the summer, Christkindlmarket in November til Christmas, and more. I love this place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kent C
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Enjoyed wine tastings here in the past. Love the grounds and the entire downtown Naperville feel. Always lot to do in addition to the selected activity. Great restaurants and sites to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will R
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Our most recent visit was this past Holiday to the Holiday Market where there is wonderful food, beautiful light displays and merchants selling their finest things. This is for everyone to enjoy! It is free!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam R
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I enjoy every visit to Naper Settlement. My most recent visit was to visit the Chriskindle market held here in December.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Florey D
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Yes I do get around and I am here to tell you about Naper Settlement. Young or old there is something for every age to see. The settlement is open all year but not everything during the winter. some of the best times to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We have attended the Christkindlmarkt market in the Chicago Loop and this year we thought we would try the suburban location. We went on a Sunday afternoon and the crowds were intense, A long walk from available parking. I believe there are more food vendors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is a mini-version of the Christkindlmarket held yearly in downtown Chicago. Having been downtown many times and being unable to even walk through the crowds, let alone get to a vendor booth, we opted this year to try the somewhat scaled-down suburban version, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barbara Z
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Visited Naper Settlement while visiting Christkindl Market which was being held on the same grounds. The historical structures moved from elsewhere and assembled here provide a great historical reference to the people living in the area from the 1800's. The exhibits are well maintained and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Previa1994
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Native Chicagoans often forget or tend to overlook the fact that there is more to the history of the area than what happened before and after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Chicago's vast network of suburbs have a lot of history to tell. For...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Enjoyed the old world feel and story telling by teh settlement volunteers. Best time of year is Oktoberfest, and ChrisKrindle market...don't miss an opportunity to partake in the real Hot Chocolate and but an ornament.

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 16, 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
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No, there is an admission charge.
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