Naper Settlement

523 S Webster St
Naperville IL 60540
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Opening Hours

  • Tue: 10am-4pm
  • Wed: 10am-4pm
  • Thu: 10am-4pm
  • Fri: 10am-4pm
  • Sat: 10am-4pm
  • Sun: 10am-4pm


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<p>Located in the heart of downtown Naperville, Naper Settlement is an outdoor museum that features historic structures set on over 12 acres of land.</p> <p>The village has been recreated to reflect an atmosphere similar to that of 1831 to the early 1900s, when Naperville&nbsp; by Captain Joesph Naper.&nbsp; The village highlights include an indoor museum, a gift shop, the Martin Mitchell Century House, the Memorial Chapel. Naper Settlement also includes other vintage buildings such as a blacksmith shop, print shop, post office, schoolhouse. An additional section of log forts features costumed villagers interpreting the life and daily work of the early pioneers.</p> <p>With its winding pathways, gardens and&nbsp; beautiful landscaping, Naper Settlement is a fun and interactive way to learn about Naperville's history.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Call ahead for information relating to group tours, rental services, activities and camps.</p>