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Traditional Tour

April 1, 2020 to November 1, 2020

Tour Details

Tallman House Traditional Tour

When Abraham Lincoln stayed at the Lincoln-Tallman House in 1859, it wove Rock County into the history of one of America’s greatest presidents. Learn about the construction of the mansion, the members and personalities of the Tallman family, and the events that caused Honest Abe to spend two nights in the house. If it’s your first time to the Lincoln-Tallman House, the Traditional Tour offers an excellent overview. The tour covers the home’s first and second floors.

2020 Tour Schedule

Coming soon!

Ticket Prices

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.

Tour Information

All tours begin at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center, located two doors down from the Lincoln-Tallman House at 426 N. Jackson St. in Janesville.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour begins. All tours begin on the hour and last approximately 60 minutes.

ADA-Compliant Tours

If you are unable to climb stairs, please call us at (608) 756-4509 to learn about our ADA-compliant tour options.


On-street parking is available on North Jackson Street in front of the Lincoln-Tallman House or in the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center parking lot on Franklin Street. View parking map


April 1, 2020
November 1, 2020
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Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center
426 North Jackson Street
Janesville,WI53547United States
(608) 756-4509


Rock County Historical Society
(608) 756-4509 ext. 300