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Guided History Tour Joliet Prison

1125 Collins Street Joliet, IL 60432

Dates: Jun. 7, 2023
Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Old Joliet Prison, 1125 Collins Street, Joliet, IL 60432

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.

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