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Traditional Tour

June 1, 2017 to September 23, 2017

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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.

2017 Tour Schedule

  • January & February: Closed
  • March through May: Tours by appointment only. No tours on weekends.
  • June through September 23:
    • Monday-Wednesday: By appointment only (24-hour advance notice)
    • Thursday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Tours begin every hour on the hour, with the last beginning at 3 p.m.
    • Walk-ins welcome
  • October: This tour is not available in October due to our Spirits in the Night event.
  • November & December: Tours resume with Historic Holiday Tour, offered during the holiday season.

Ticket Prices

Tour NameIndividualsGroups of 10 or more
Traditional TourAdults: $8
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $7
Children (age 6-17): $4
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Adults: $6
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $6
Children (age 6-17): $3.50
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
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Help Wanted Tour
Adults: $10
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $9
Children (age 6-17): $6
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Adults: $7.50
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $7.50
Children (age 6-17): $5
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
COMING SOON!
Tallman's Technologies Tour
Adults: $10
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $9
Children (age 6-17): $6
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Adults: $7.50
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $7.50
Children (age 6-17): $5
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Holiday Tour
(select dates)
Adults: $10
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $9
Children (age 6-17): $6
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Adults: $7.50
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $7.50
Children (age 6-17): $5
Kids (age 5 & under): FREE
RCHS Members & Military Veterans: FREE
AMM, AAM, AASLH, WFM Members: FREE
Combo Tickets
(must be used same day)
Adults: $15
Seniors (62+) & College Students: $12
Children (age 6-17): $8

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.

Parking

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

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Details

Start:
June 1, 2017
End:
September 23, 2017
Event Category:

Organizer

Keighton Klos
Phone:
(608) 756-4509 ext. 305
Email:

Venue

Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center
426 North Jackson Street
Janesville, WI 53547 United States
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Phone:
(608) 756-4509
Website:
www.rchs.us