Can you tour the prison? If so what are the hours?
They started offering tours this past weekend, they're available 3 days a week for $20 a person.
Why would you want to?. It's a prison. I was there from 97-99. It's a dump. Spend your time doing something fun.
I'm not sure if you as an individual could tour the prison;, however, having toured certain IL prisons while I was in college, I'd imagine exceptions might be made for student groups pursuing criminal justice careers or perhaps prison advocacy organizations. The main number at Stateville is 1-815-727-3607.
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