Where Past Meets Present

Visit the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center & Gift Shop!

Open by appointment, you’ll discover unique, locally made attire, art, jewelry, masks and much more in the newly reimagined RCHS Gift Shop, located in the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center.

The Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center is also open by appointment for tours. Visit the All About Rock County exhibit, with historic collections on everything from the military to county businesses and more. A newly curated art display by artist Gretchen Frick McBlair, and much more are also included in your tour.

To make an appointment, contact Tim Maahs at 608-756-4509, or via email at tmaahs@rchs.us. Social distancing and masks are required.

Lincoln-Tallman House photo used courtesy of Richard Lynes


Experience the Lincoln-Tallman House or take the newest tour of several buildings with thousands of artifacts!

Events & Programming

View our calendar, invite friends, buy tickets and most importantly, have fun!


Host your wedding, social event, or business meeting at one of our beautiful venues!


Receive members-only benefits while supporting our mission of collecting, preserving and sharing history!


Explore an array of fascinating collections and artifacts.


Discover your family’s roots, find historic photos, and much more in the Tallman Archives.