Artifacts & Exhibits
Our exhibits serve to educate, inspire and entertain. Designed by our professional staff who gather an array of objects, a compelling narrative, and add a touch of creativity, our exhibitions aim to bridge past to present while serving as an educational tool for teachers and students in Rock County.
Calling All Beer Aficionados We’re celebrating National Craft Brewing week with a small tasting featuring local brewers and hobbyists. Sample beers from numerous crafters. Learn from local brewing historians what archival materials were used to discover the history of brewing in Rock County. You’ll also be among the first to discover a new online resource […]
Historic Horror Stories at Local Pubs How do murder and mayhem meet at a pub crawl? You’ll find out as you tour downtown Janesville’s bars and saloons while hearing some of the most gruesome stories from Rock County’s past. The tour begins at the old Corn Exchange (at the corner of W. Milwaukee and N. […]
View, Bid, Celebrate … Spend the first evening of summer at the fashionable Summer Solstice Showcase! You’ll see one-of-a-kind clothing created by local designers and inspired by historic garments. Newly created fashions will be modeled live and showcased next to each historic piece that inspired it. Bid on the new garments or simply enjoy the […]