On Saturday, September 21 you will have the opportunity to participate in two tours:
10-11:30 a.m. - Tour of Joliet West
You'll get a chance to see the additions and upgrades that have been made to our high school.
This tour is free. If you have not made a reservation, you may participate as a walk-in.
Park in the lot by the doors you see pictured here (Cafeteria/Auditorium) and enter at Door #5.
2-3:30 p.m. - Tour of Old Joliet Prison
NOTE: As of 9-6 we are at capacity for this tour.
No more reservations can be accepted.
Please contact the museum if you wish to book a tour at another time.
Our "famous" (or infamous) prison is now open for tours - and you'll be able to see it on the inside.
These tours are extremely popular and often sell out.
This is a 90-minute walking tour of the prison.
Tickets are $20 per person and a reservation is necessary, either online or via snail mail.
All participants will be required to sign a waiver of liability/hold harmless agreement prior to taking the tour.
Tours will meet at the Old Joliet Prison parking lot at 1125 Collins Street, Joliet, IL 60432.
Closed toe shoes should be worn and dress for the weather as tours will be happening rain or shine
Please check your calendar before purchasing your tickets. Once sold, tickets are non-refundable.
Due to the historic nature of the site, at the current time, tours are not ADA approved. 70% of the tour is accessible for all patrons.
Please keep in mind this is an outside, mile walking tour, should you need any special accommodations, please contact email@example.com up to 72 hours before your tour.
If you wish to sign your waiver in advance, please follow this link:
AND PLEASE PRINT OUT YOUR WAIVER AND BRING IT WITH YOU!