The Gaylord Building

200 W. 8th Street
Lockport, IL 60441


Tuesday – Friday:  9:00am – 5:00pm

Enter a world where history was made. More than 170 years ago, the Gaylord Building played a major role in creation of the Illinois & Michigan Canal.  Today, the Gaylord Building is a gateway to the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Explore the building’s canal exhibits. Enjoy a meal in the Public Landing Restaurant. Relax with a stroll or bike ride along the scenic canal trail. Linger in the nearby antique shops of historic downtown Lockport.