Joliet Prison (or Joliet Correctional Center) was a prison in Joliet, Illinois. It opened in 1858 and closed in February 2002. In 2005 and 2006 FOX used the prison to film the Prison Break location Fox River State Penitentiary, which was the main setting in Season 1. It was also briefly featured in Season 2.


Joliet Prison has been featured in the film The Blues Brothers in 1980. After it closed, it has been used in the films Derailed (2005) and Let's Go to Prison (2006).

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