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Naper Settlement

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Christkindlmarket 2018

This is a mini-version of the Christkindlmarket held yearly in downtown Chicago. Having been... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barbara Z
Historical place in town

Visited Naper Settlement while visiting Christkindl Market which was being held on the same... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 The historical structures moved from elsewhere and assembled here provide a great historical reference to the people living in the area from the 1800's. The exhibits are well maintained and...More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 5 weeks ago

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 6 November 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
Thank Wanderer33679098197
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The Naperville Women's Club hosted their annual "Witches Night Out" event at Naper Settlement on October 11, 2018. What a fabulous setting for this event! Now I would love to return and tour again with kids and/or grandkids. Much to see and learn.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marcellaa940
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My companion and I are true history buffs and try to experience local history every where we go. The Naper Settlement is top notch. The downstairs "Brushstrokes" display does an amazing job of easily explaining the history of the city in a way school children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Well worth the visit for individuals, family and couples. There are many events that individuals can take advantage of. Very family friendly. Don't miss spending time at Naper Settlement

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We have visited Naper Settlement many times, most recently last November for the Kinder Market. Great food; the best hot chocolate and amazing Christmas gift ideas;

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ted C
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a re-creation of the original village of Naper which preceded Naperville. Its a pleasant stroll. We saw a blacksmith in action, we stopped by a one room school house, had an informative tour of an 1870s mansion and looked into the village's church....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 978less
Reviewed 11 July 2018

You can't beat the Christmas decorations. IT is beautiful to see. They have so many activities all year round from the Civil War Days, Halloween Happening and can't miss the concerts in the summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jenn A
16 June 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
Rene V
29 December 2017|
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Response from CityHiker73 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is an admission charge.
Gerri P
9 July 2017|
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Response from Troy G | Reviewed this property |
Most areas yes