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Such a beautiful experience

I have gone to a few Carillon shows and loved all of them, being in a beautiful setting and hearing... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Denver, Colorado
Would love to go back!

Visited this beautiful Carillon on a sunny Saturday afternoon with friends. Tours were not... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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1740 W Fayette Ave, Washington Park - 1740 W. Fayette Avenue, Springfield, IL 62704-2356
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

I have gone to a few Carillon shows and loved all of them, being in a beautiful setting and hearing the bells is just gorgeous. A unique experience and gorgeous surroundings, pack a picnic.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Visited this beautiful Carillon on a sunny Saturday afternoon with friends. Tours were not available as the musician was playing the bells at the time. Will definitely return for a tour. Beautiful music.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elovestheman
Barb W, Board Secretary at Rees Memorial Carillon, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

We're so glad you came and enjoyed the concert. The tours are wonderful, too - both for the bells and the City views.

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

You haven't heard " Groovy Kind of Love" or " The Green Green Grass of Home" until you've heard them played by a carollinest! Nothing lovelier than strolling or sitting in beautiful Washington Park on a warm evening (6:30pm) listening a concert of bells. Perfectly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ida M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Be sure to schedule your visit for a time when the exceptionally talented fella will actually be playing the Carillon. It is outstanding! Bring a lawn chair, sit and be entertained! Make sure to step inside and see what it looks like from that side...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sandyk473
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Make sure you visit when the bells chime. It is in a lovely park where you can take a lovely walk. Love the chimes.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We visited the Rees Memorial arillon in Springfield IL, i would highly recomend it! The tour is ver interesting! untill we visited this place i had no idea the beauty of the concerts conducted at the Carillon!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank allets2017
Reviewed October 12, 2017

While visiting friends in Springfield, we were invited to go with them to the Carillon Festival at the Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park. We had the most pleasant evening listening to wonderful carillon compositions that were performed by internationally-known carillonneurs for the Thomas Rees...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Freba
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Visited the carillon at the end of a busy festival day for a tour. Arrived well before closing and went inside to purchase tickets. No one was there. We wait some 10 minutes before someone showed up bringing in boxes, etc. from the festival. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank retired-luvnit
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

I like big bells and I cannot lie! I have always wanted to tour a carrilon this size but my knees don't do well with multiple stories of stairs. No problem here, they have an elevator! As an added bonus the views are spectacular and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jipsy7497
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Amazing exhibit at a beautiful park. We plan to return on days when tours are offered. Something I had never see/heard before.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank N916DLracheld
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