2022 Tour Schedule Coming Soon


Old Joliet Prison Tours proudly sponsored by:

Self-Guided Tours

Tours begin at 10:00 am and end at 5:00 pm.
Tour duration will be limited to approximately 90 minutes.

  • $20 per adult
  • Museum Members and Joliet Residents, $15 per adult.
  • $10 per child (ages 3-12)
  • Children under 3 are free (reservations are still required

Guided History Tours

Led by Certified Museum Guide.

  • $30 per person (no discounts), ages 10 and up

Guard Tours

Led by former Prison employees.
Groups limited to eight participants.

  • $40 per person (no discount), recommended for those aged 16 and up

Haunted History Tours

True stories of some of the prison’s most notorious residents.  NOTE:  This tour does not involve ghost hunting or paranormal activities.

  • $30 per person (no discounts)

Photography Tours

Amateur or professional photographers.  Bring tripods and wander the grounds.
Alternating Sundays, four-hour window.

  • $50 per person (no discount)