Old Joliet Prison Tours proudly sponsored by:
Walk the site at your own pace. Informational signs are stationed throughout the grounds providing historical information and photos. The North Segregation Building, Cafeteria(Inmate dining room) and East Cell house are open to walk through.
General Public: $20.00
JAHM Museum Members are free
Children (ages 3-12): $10.00
Children under the age of 3 are free
Prison After Dark Tour
General Public: $40.00
Museum Member: $35.00
A 90-minute walking tour covering the darker side of the Prison. This historical tour will cover some of the more macabre stories as you walk through the site at dusk. This tour takes you into the East and West Cell Houses, North Segregation and the Chapel.
Disclaimer: This tour does not involve ghost hunting or paranormal activity.
General History Tour
General Public: $30.00
Museum Member: $25.00
A 90-minute walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the site from when it was first opened in 1858 till its closure in 2002. This historic tour is a great introduction to the Prison and its history. This tour takes you into the East and West Cell Houses, North Segregation, Cafeteria (inmate dining room), and the Chapel.