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Old Joliet Haunted Prison Tours - Joliet, Illinois
Old Joliet Haunted Prison Tours
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL 60432

Event Type: Haunted Prison, Ghost Tours, Historical Tours, Photography Tours

Built in 1858, the iconic Old Joliet Prison was built as a powerful showpiece. Now, you can walk in the footsteps of famous and fictional criminals with one of several different tours.  
 
 
Historical Tour ($20) 
 
1.5 hour 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 prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to today. These historic tours are a great introduction to the site and its history. 
 
 
Haunted History ($30) 
 
1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison covering the darker side of the Historical Prison. This historical tour will cover some of the more grim stories as you walk through the prison at dusk. 
 
 
Guard Tour ($30) 
 
1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by two docents who worked at the prison while it was still in operation until 2002. You will hear about the daily life at the prison during their time there - a more personal take on the site's history. Due the the mature nature, this tour is strongly recommended for 16+ and all minors must be accompanied by a guardian. 
 
 
Photography Tour ($50) 
 
4 hours on the expansive Historic Prison site taking photos in the morning light with supervised access to the prison yard and predesignated buildings. The natural beauty of the limestone and architecture will inspire you. 
Building access is limited on site, please email info@jolietmuseum.org to see available buildings. No modeling permitted on these tours.

General Information

Appropriate Ages:
Everyone - All Ages

Scare Factor:
N/A (provided by event)

Event Type:
Haunted Prison, Ghost Tours, Historical Tours, Photography Tours

Handicap Access:
No

Indoor Event:
Yes

Outdoor Event:
No

Covered Waiting:
Yes

 

Website / Contact Info

Website:
https://www.jolietprison.org/

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Email:
info@jolietmuseum.org

Phone Number:
815-723-5201

Dates / Times

2019 Dates:
September 5, 12, 19, 26, 28, 29; October 3, 10, 12, 17, 24, 27, 31

Hours of Operation:
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Pricing and Tickets

2019 Admission:
Varies, depending on the tour

Parking:
Free

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Event Address

Address:
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL 60432

County:
Will County (NE Region);

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