Where Past Meets Present

Occasions at The Society

Whether it’s a birthday, reunion or celebration, you can be sure to feel transported into time on our campus. Beyond the stunning Tallman House and its landscape, our other campus venues comprise a three-and-a-half acre site that offers intimate dining and plenty of opportunities to explore, relax and renew.
Intimate gatherings or large group events are welcome at all of our historic sites, both inside and out.
Hold your next party or occasion in one of the Rock County Historical Society's rental venues.
Toys at Play

Celebrate in this unique setting!

Hold your child’s birthday party in our [email protected] exhibit!

Our Mission


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.

Learn more about RCHS

Upcoming Events

Visit Us

Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center
426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509

Charles Tallman Archives
430 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 752-5891

Lincoln Tallman House
440 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
(608) 756-4509