Where Past Meets Present

RCHS Rental Venue #8

Exhibit Space

Decorated based on our annual theme
Rental Venue #8: Toys at Play exhibit

The perfect place to host a party!

History in Focus: The ExhibitHold your next event in our exhibit space located in the lower level of the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center. This space is decorated accordingly to match our annual theme, and is a perfect setting for children of all ages.

The Rock County Historical Society’s 2017 theme is “History in Focus” and centers around the stories told by local residents and personalities. Learn more about the History in Focus theme.

The Museum Center is your starting point for enjoying a unique experience on campus! Groups from 20 to 75 can be accommodated and have access to public WiFi, restrooms and audio-visual systems.

Interested in renting?

Allow us to show you the site in person. Our staff will walk you through the different locations and answer any questions you might have. Set up an appointment today!

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PLAY on your Birthday

Make your child’s next day even more special by renting this unique party venue.

Our Mission

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The Rock County Historical Society enriches and engages the communities in Rock County, Wisconsin through preservation and dissemination of the unique history and heritage of our area.


Gathering here today in the Rock River Valley, the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) acknowledges the Indigenous People whose ancestors thrived for thousands of years in this region. RCHS welcomes all the First Nations as the nations pass along their native language and traditions to younger generations.

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426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
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