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Civil War Days - May 16 & 17, 2015
Civil War Days cannons, artillary, sutlers and Lincoln
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.

Civil War Days, General Lee, kidsTime  |  10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day
The battle takes place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday


At the Door: 
$15/adult/senior; $10/youth (4-12)

Advance tickets: 
$10/adult/senior; $5/youth (4-12)
On-line Ticket sales end at 2 p.m. 5/15/15 (available at Naper Settlement until 4 p.m. 5/15/15)

Under 4 years of age and members are Free


Visit our photo gallery for more photos!

See Accessible Parking Map and viewing areas.

Become a member today and get in free!
Naperville Heritage Society Sustaining Members and Season Pass holders receive free admission to Civil War Days, Naper Nights, Oktoberfest and All Hallows Eve. 

$50 Individual Season Pass - good for up to 2 people
$100 Family Season Pass - good for up to 4 people

Reenactor Application
Due to recent modifications to the museum grounds, artillery units and sutlers will be able to apply by invitation only.
Reenactor Application >
Volunteers Needed: 
See how you can get involved >

Civil War Day Sponsors
Become a Sponsor! 

For more information on becoming a sponsor, e-mail or call 630.420.6017.

All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary.

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