Look Inside

The Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House are full of interesting and notable details. Take a moment to explore these buildings. It is strongly encouraged that potential applicants see these buildings in person before submitting a proposal by scheduling a tour.

Take a Video Tour

This 20-minute video about the history, preservation, and restoration of the Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House is hosted by storyteller and writer, Jim May. The building exterior has been significantly improved since the time of filming in 2014.

Take a Virtual Tour

You can travel through the Courthouse Complex with just a click of the mouse. These three-dimensional renderings provide you with a unique perspective on the buildings.

Click on the image above to go inside the Sheriff’s House and Jail
Click on the image above to go inside the Old Courthouse

Take an In-Person Tour

Contact City Planner Darrell Moore to schedule a walk-through of the buildings.

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