Naper Settlement: Century Memorial Chapel & Innovation Gateway

Historic chapel & non-denominational ceremony setting in Chicagoland

523 South Webster Street
Naperville, IL 60540


Naper Settlement is a unique wedding venue that blends historic charm with modern elegance. Exchange vows under the romantic carved wood arches and stained-glass windows of Century Memorial Chapel. Built in 1864, this beautiful Gothic Revival-style chapel seats up to 150 guests. Steps away, the new Innovation Gateway reception space provides a modern canvas to bring your wedding vision to life! Fall in love with large, floor-length windows that showcase panoramic views of the museum’s lush green spaces and enjoy the convenience of having your reception in the heart of Downtown Naperville. Historic rooms are also available to rent for rehearsal dinners, wedding showers, and receptions. Book your tour today!


“Century Memorial Chapel could not have been more perfect and I would absolutely recommend it to everyone. Our favorite part of the entire wedding day was the ceremony – so thank you to everyone at Naper Settlement for all your attention to detail that made our day exactly what we envisioned!”

~Rafael & Jacqueline

“I have always wanted to get married at Naper Settlement. The staff was amazing during the planning process and kept everyone organized and calm.”

~Allison & Josh

At A Glance

Venue Type
Art Galleries & Museums, Ceremony, Church & Chapel, Historic Locations, Rehearsal Dinner
Venue Style
Historic Venue, Museum, Non-denominational Religious Setting, Church
Spaces Available:
Century Memorial Chapel, Pre-Emption House Tavern, Meeting House
Been In Business:
25+ years
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Reception Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Catering Options:
A list of approved caterers is available for small scale receptions.
Venue Includes:
Rental attendant • Use of wedding suite
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
Contract Includes:
Fees vary based on season and day of the week. Contact us for more information
Guest Services Representative
Naper Settlement Weddings

Century Memorial Chapel, built in 1864, provides seating for up to 175 people and offers an intimate, nondenominational setting for your special day.


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