Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

1740 W. Fayette Ave. Springfield, Illinois 62703

(May-Sept) Concerts Wed-Fri 6:30pm
Sat & Sun 2pm & 6:30pm



This magnificent bell tower in Washington Park holds one of the few Carillons in the world open to the public. It currently ranks within the as the eight-largest in the world. The Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon consists of sixty-seven cast bronze bells that ring out from the 132 foot brutalist style tower.  A carillon is a musical instrument consisting of bells played by a carillonneur.