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Naper Settlement is a nationally accredited, award-winning outdoor museum set on 12 magnificent acres in the heart of Naperville, where history comes to play and community comes to connect. The Naperville Heritage Society is the administrator of Naper Settlement. With a commitment to the community and a focus to the future, the mission of the Naperville Heritage Society is to collect, document, preserve and support the history of Naperville, Illinois, past and present. For more information, visit napersettlement.com or call (630) 420-6010.

August Events at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement presents the following events and programs during August 2022. Summer Admission & Hours will be Tuesday-Saturday from 10AM-4PM and Sunday from 1-4PM...

May events at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement presents the following events and programs during May 2022. Beginning in May, the museum switches to its Summer Admission & Hours and...

Naper Settlement to host 2022 Wedding Showcase January 15

For couples planning their special day, Naper Settlement’s annual Wedding Showcase on January 15, 2022 will allow guests to have one-on-one consultations with local...

Naper Nights Concert Series returns this weekend at Naper Settlement

Updated Post, Aug. 13, 2021 / Naper Nights returns to explore major historical milestones and their effect on pop culture with themed musical tribute...

Naper Settlement explores Naperville’s World War II story

Naper Settlement’s new exhibit, “Answering the Call: Naperville at War 1941-1945”, on view now through January 2022, explores life for Napervillians during World War II...

Spring events at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement presents the following virtual and in-person events and programs during April and May 2021. The museum is now in its Summer Hours...

Virtual field trips bring Naper Settlement to online learners

Naper Settlement, a nationally accredited outdoor history museum, launched a new Distance Learning Track with four new virtual field trips, designed for students in...

Naper Settlement presents History Speaks on Feb. 7

African American Heroes and Sheroes will be presented by storyteller Linda Gorham from 4-5PM Sun., Feb. 7. By looking at her own family’s dreams...

Century Memorial Chapel commemorates matrimonial bliss

Above / 158 couples renewed their vows at Naper Settlement’s Century Memorial Chapel during the 50th Anniversary celebration on July 14, 2019. Cheers! (Photo...

Naper Settlement 50 years young

By Abbey Bobzin Special to PN for Naper Settlement What was once a dozen residents fighting to save a local church has blossomed into five...

Traveling World War I exhibit to debut at Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement, in collaboration with the Lewis University History Center and Give Something Back Foundation, highlights emerging wartime narratives and perspectives in a new...

Naper Nights concert series continues this weekend

Naper Nights rocks on this weekend at Naper Settlement, located at 523 S. Webster Street. Naper Nights is a concert series celebrating the history of rock across through August. Tribute bands from...

Naper Settlement kicks off Naper Nights Concert Series

Naper Nights kicks off this weekend at Naper Settlement. Naper Nights is a three weekend concert series celebrating the history of rock across June, July, and August. Tribute bands from...

New exhibits celebrate modern-day Naperville

Two new exhibits debuting at Naper Settlement celebrate Naperville’s growing Asian-American communities. “ME=WE: A Community Portrait” and “Come As You Are” highlight the personal objects,...

Naper Settlement announces line-up for Naper Nights 2018

Experience a summer encompassing the best in rock and roll history with an exciting, new line-up at Naper Settlement’s Naper Nights Community Concert Series....

December highlights at Naper Settlement

Home for the Holidays: Christmas in the Fabulous 1950s Exhibit Explore mid-century modern traditions and fun fads in Naper Settlement’s holiday-themed, post-World War II exhibit,...

Naperville Heritage Society receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Above / Naperville Heritage Society received a grant to support photographer, Wing Young Huie, in a Naper Settlement exhibition and lecture demonstrating the vitality...

The Allis-Chalmers tractor and plow return to Naper Settlement on Sept. 5

Above / A gift from the Wheatland Plowing Match Association, the 1953 Allis-Chalmers WD45 tractor and plow will return to Naper Settlement on Sept. 5  UPDATE,...

Mooooooove over to new Naper Settlement exhibit focused on farming

Above / Naperville’s agricultural roots run deep at Naper Settlement’s new exhibit that connects past life on the farm to future careers. This photo...

Civil War Days return to Naper Settlement May 20-21

Above / A battle is staged at 2:30PM during Civil War Days at Naper Settlement.  Of course, the Riverwalk, downtown Naperville and North Central...

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