Where Past Meets Present

Get In Touch

How to contact RCHS

Venue Hours

Rock County Historical Society Museum, Archives, & Visitor Center

  • Gift shop: open by appointment (call 608-756-4509 to schedule)

  • Lincoln-Tallman House: Closed for restoration

  • Museum & Visitors Center: Closed for exhibit reset

April thru November:

  • Open 11AM to 3PM


  • Holiday hours TBA

Questions? Want to make an appointment?
Please contact:

Tim Maahs, Executive Director
(608) 756-4509
[email protected]
** Hours may change due to private events **


426 N Jackson St.
Janesville, WI 53548


(608) 756-4509

Questions or Comments?

Ask us about our programs, events or the Society in general

RCHS Campus Location

RCHS Parking Map

RCHS Parking Map

Tallman House Tour Pricing

Traditional Tour or Holiday Tree Show Tour

Call for group pricing

Adults: $10
Seniors (65+) & College Students: $9
Children (age 6-17): $6
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE

Combo tickets:
Option #1: Helen Jeffris Wood Museum & Visitor Center: $10, includes exhibits on two different levels of the building.
Option #2: Helen Jeffris Wood Museum & Visitor Center and Lincoln Tallman House tour: $15.
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ADA & Campus Accessibility

The Rock County Historical Society welcomes all visitors. We recognize the diverse needs of our audience and offer accessible programming to enable all visitors to explore our unique campus and its sites, inside and out.

Our Archives and Museum Center are both ADA accessible, and the first floor of the Lincoln-Tallman House is ADA accessible. The Traditional Tallman Tour is available in video format for the bedroom floor and basement.

For questions about Campus accessibility and how we can accommodate your specific needs, call RCHS at (608) 756-4509 or use the contact form above to email us.

Visiting Janesville and Rock County

While in town visiting our campus, consider taking in other cultural attractions and venues that both Janesville and the greater Rock County community have to offer and make the area unique.
These partners work closely with the Historical Society on improving the quality of life and economic impact in Janesville and Rock County. Please consider supporting these organizations by stopping by for a visit.