Old Joliet Prison

Built in 1858, the Old Joliet Prison was built as a showpiece.  One to show power and control.  Both to the inmates inside, and those outside.

Take a Tour - "Do Time"

Your chance to do time has come.  Go inside the prison gates and see where some famous inmates and some famous television shows called home.

COMING SOON: An Icon in Movies and Television

The Mission from God started here.  An infamous breakout as well.  Coming soon, a section about the movies, shows, and other productions starring the Old Joliet Prison.