Rock County Historical Society

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. Now through December, view the Pauline Pottery and Pickard China display or learn how 1850s innovations changed Janesville forever in an immersive, interactive new tour of the Lincoln-Tallman House, Tallman's Technologies Tour.

Hours of Operation

The Rock County Historical Society offices and gift shop are located at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center at 426 N. Jackson Street. The museum center is open… June 1 – Sept. 30, Weekdays 9 am to 4 pm (Weekends 10 am to 3 pm) Oct. 1 – Nov. 19, Weekdays 9 am to 4 pm Nov. 20 – Dec. 30, Daily 9 am to 4 pm (Weekends 10 am to 3 pm) Jan. 2 – May 31, Weekdays 9 am to 4 pm

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • Historic Homes

Museum/Gallery Type

  • Historical