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Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

1740 W. Fayette Ave. Springfield, Illinois 62703

Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 6 pm (May - September) Wednesday: Noon - 6 pm (June - August) October - April: By Appt.


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The magnificent bell tower in Washington Park holds one of the few Carillons in the world open to the public. A carillon is a musical instrument consisting of, in this case, 67 bells and is being played by a carillonist. Tours are available and a spectacular view of the city await your ascent.

Free Weekly Concerts:

October - April 
Wednesday: Noon
Sunday: 2 pm & 4 pm

May - September
Wednesday: 6:30 pm
Thursday: 6:30 pm (Jun - Aug)
Friday: 6:30 pm (Jun - Aug)
Saturday: 2 pm & 6:30 pm
Sunday: 2 pm & 6:30 pm

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