Visit The Gaylord Building

The history of the I&M Canal comes alive at The Gaylord Building, making it an ideal stop for tour groups of all ages. We offer both self-guided and guided tours. Self-guided tours of The Gaylord Building are available for groups of any size, although we request groups of ten (10) or more to notify us at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance. Guided tours are available for school and other groups of ten (10) or more with request at least two (2) weeks in advance and subject to scheduling.

In addition to the galleries at The Gaylord Building, our guides can provide tours of Lincoln Landing and the Gaylord Donnelley I&M Canal Trail. Visitors can explore other nearby sites, including the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, the Will County Historical Society & Museum, and the Gladys Fox Museum. These places make Lockport an excellent day trip for heritage-tourism enthusiasts.

If you are interested in arranging a tour of The Gaylord Building and these other attractions, please call us at 1.815.838.9400 at your earliest opportunity.