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Chicago and Movies in Prison

Explore a suburban Chicago prison used in movies and TV shows

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Old Joliet Prison

2 hrs

1.25 mi.

25 Guests



Located about 30 miles outside Chicago, Old Joliet Prison has served for years as an Illinois state penitentiary and a movie set. 

Learn more about the prison's double histories on this two-hour (mostly) outdoor walking tour.