A Wedding for the History Books!
A non-denominational chapel built in 1864, Century Memorial Chapel features original stained glass windows and unique Gothic Revival architectural details. Ornamental lighting, high wooden beams, decorative hand-stenciling, and brightly-colored stained glass windows enhance its historic charm. Located on the 13-acre site of Naper Settlement, an outdoor history museum, it’s the perfect venue for your charming and memorable wedding.
Historic rooms are also available to rent for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and receptions.
Centruy Memorial Chapel Facilities and Capacity
Up to 175 guests will find seats at this venue for a couple’s big day. This classic and intimate setting features stained glass windows with warm red and wooden decor. Traditional pews line the aisle leading to the altar. Naper Settlement also has beautiful outdoor spaces for couples to use surrounded by well-landscaped grounds with trees, flowers, and grass. Just minutes from the Naperville Riverwalk, this venue is a 40-minute drive from downtown Chicago.
Host a Spacious Outdoor Wedding Reception
Surrounded by beautiful landscaping and the historic Martin Mitchell Mansion, an outdoor
reception on our 13-acre grounds will wow you and your guests on your big day. The natural elements of the museum campus will serve as a part of your décor in this gorgeous outdoor setting.
The venue offers the use of a bridal suite and parking when couples choose to host their special day at the chapel. The bridal suite features large mirrors in multiple locations and comfortable furniture for the couple or wedding party to use.
Couples may use this chapel for bridal showers, engagement parties, or rehearsal dinners in a private room.
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Uniquely beautiful with touches of history. Who wouldn't want to host their wedding day at this amazing venue. The staff is always willing to help where they can to ensure that you and your guests are well taken care of. Not to mention the overall beauty of the grounds and the surrounding area makes for unique wedding day experience.
We absolutely love working with the entire staff at the Naple Settlement / Memorial Chapel. The service, and attention to details is as meticulous as mine and would highly recommend them.
The Chapel is Naper Settlement is a wonderfully charming venue for your wedding ceremony. A one of kind wedding experience at an artful venue. Definitely worth a look!
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Naper Settlement frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Naper Settlement?
- Bridal Suite
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- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Naper Settlement for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Naper Settlement offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Naper Settlement offer for wedding events?
- Get Ready Rooms
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