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Reception
$1,100 starting price
Ceremony
$995 starting price
Reception
$1,100 starting price
Ceremony
$995 starting price

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Naper Settlement is a charming wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Naperville, Illinois. The 13-acre outdoor history museum includes a variety of beautiful ceremony and reception spaces surrounded by lush gardens and unique architecture. Just minutes from Downtown Naperville and the Naperville Riverwalk, this venue is a 40-minute drive from downtown Chicago. Historic rooms are also available to rent for rehearsal dinners, wedding showers, and receptions. Book your tour today!

Histoic Charm Coupled with Modern Elegance:

Century Memorial Chapel Ceremony - Built in 1864, the charm and elegance of Century Memorial Chapel comes through in its original stained glass windows and decorative hand stenciling. The curved buttresses, carved pews and globe lighting highlight the Gothic Revival style of architecture. This historic wedding venue near downtown Naperville, Illinois was moved in 1970 from Jefferson and Ellsworth Streets in Naperville to its present site as the cornerstone of Naper Settlement, a history museum.With seating for up to 150 guests, our nondenominational chapel is the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony. Come make some memories in one of Chicagoland鈥檚 only historic wedding chapels!

Facilities Amenities and Services

  • 3,500 sq. ft. in upper-level with seating for 150
  • 2,268 sq. ft. in lower-level with seating for 90 or 110 standing
  • Historic Ambiance
  • Beautiful landscaping
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Naperville near I-88 and I-355 tollways (near Aurora, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Lisle, Warrenville, Wheaton)
  • Free parking
  • Fully accessible with wheelchair lift to lower level
  • Projector available upon request

New Birck Family Innovation Gateway Reception Space - The Birck Family Innovation Gateway features an elegant and modern reception space for up to 150 guests. Fall in love with large, floor-length windows that showcase panoramic views of the museum鈥檚 lush green spaces and enjoy the convenience of having your event in the heart of Downtown Naperville.

Facilities Amenities and Services

  • 4,800 total sq. ft. building
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Naperville near I-88 and I-355 tollways (near Aurora, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Lisle, Warrenville, Wheaton)
  • Free parking
  • Fully accessible
  • AV package available upon request
  • Outdoor patio usage upon request

Capacity:

  • 150 banquet style without a dance floor
  • 125 banquet style with a dance floor
  • 200 theater seating
  • 120 classroom-style

Other Intimate Indoor Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Shower Spaces:

  • Century Memorial Hall | Seating for up to 90
  • Meeting House | Seating for up to 80
  • Pre-Emption House Tavern | Seating for up to 34
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,100

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,100

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$995

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$995

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Parking

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Get Ready Rooms

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
July
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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4.5 out of 5 rating
75 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.6 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.4 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.2 out of 5 rating
91% Recommended by couples

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75 Reviews
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Danny J. Sent on 06/13/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue!

This was an amazing place to get married! It is in downtown Naperville and easy to get to. We absolutely loved the steps leading up to the chapel. They made for great pictures.
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Brittney N. Sent on 12/20/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Chapel

I am so happy I chose the Century Memorial Chapel for our ceremony. Our Photos turned out absolutely gorgeous & everyone was a pleasure to work with!
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Samantha Sent on 06/22/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful chapel

Our coordinator was amazing and knowledgeable. She helped us through all the steps of rehearsal and our wedding day.
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Awards

75
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
MLP Events MLP Events Wedding Planners

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.

Extreme Sounds Entertainment & Lighting Extreme Sounds Entertainment & Lighting Wedding DJs

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.

Music By Design Music By Design Wedding DJs

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

Naper Settlement includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Parking
The space offered by Naper Settlement for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
Naper Settlement offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Naper Settlement offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Naper Settlement offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Get Ready Rooms
Naper Settlement is recommended by 91% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in average response time, 4.7 in quality of service, 4.6 in professionalism, 4.4 in value and 4.2 in flexibility.

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