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Civil War Days
Civil War Days - May 21 & 22, 2016
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.
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)
$12/adult; $8/youth (4-12)
On-line Ticket sales are no longer available.
(Tickets are available for purchase in the Naper Settlement lobby until 4 p.m. 5/20/16)
Under 4 years of age and Naper Settlement Members are Free
for more photos!
Accessible Parking Map
and viewing areas.
Become a member today and get in free!
Naper Settlement Members receive free admission to Civil War Days, Naper Nights, Oktoberfest and All Hallows Eve.
Due to recent modifications to the museum grounds, artillery units and sutlers will be able to apply by invitation only.
Reenactor Applications available here >
See how you can get involved >
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Civil War Days will take place rain or shine! However, in the case of unsafe weather - lightning, tornado, etc. Naper Settlement will close the grounds. All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary.
523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL 60540 • 630.420.6010 • Fax: 630.305.4044
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