Chicago and Movies in Prison

Explore a suburban Chicago prison used in movies and TV shows

Old Joliet Prison

2 hrs

1.25 mi.

25 Guests



Our 2022 season for this tour is complete. See you in 2023!

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.