Iowa State Penitentiary has closed its doors on 175 years of history at the original location and have begun a new chapter at the new location. The difference in operations is a poignant illustration of the evolution of corrections and progression of supervision styles.
ISP continues to embrace the mission of the Department of Corrections to
"Creating Opportunities for Safer Communities."
The Visiting Room will resume normal hours for Housing Units 1 (General Population only),2, 3 and 4 offenders only on Monday, July 31st 2017. Please call to confirm if your loved one is in one of these units.
Attention: The physical address to the new facility is 2111 330th Avenue, Fort Madison. Do not use this as the mailing address. Directions are available by clicking here.