Where Past Meets Present

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at the Rock County Historical Society

History is alive at the Rock County Historical Society. From tours to events, collections and more, we offer experiences that will inspire and delight. Plan your visit today.

Chill at Oak Hill Cemetery Tours

Chill At Oak Hill Tours

Choose a safe way to take one or two different educational tours of Oak Hill, the oldest operating burial ground in Janesville. Guided tours bring history to life by sharing stories of the dead, researched by local history experts.

Tours run Wednesdays thru Saturdays in October, beginning Oct. 14


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.