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Naper Settlement Civil War Days

Naper Settlement is transformed into a Civil War encampment where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period in our nation’s history. Hundreds of reenactors participate, staging a battle complete with raging cannons and marching infantry. Learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history.

An annual tradition at Naper Settlement for over 25 years, the family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on "Sutler's Row" for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products.
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day
The battle takes place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Day of Event:  $15/adult; $10/youth (4-12)

Advance tickets:  $13/adult; $8/youth (4-12)
On-line Ticket sales will be available April 1. 
(Tickets are available for purchase in the Naper Settlement lobby until 4 p.m. 5/19/17)

Under 4 years of age and Naper Settlement Members are Free 

Questions? Call 630.420.6010.