The Lincoln-Tallman House

440 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI 53545- Map It
(608) 756-4509

AAA Editor Notes

The Lincoln-Tallman House is at 440 N. Jackson St., on US 14 Bus. Rte., 2 blks. n.e. of jct. US 51. The 26-room Italian Villa-style house was built by William Morrison Tallman, a wealthy attorney and abolitionist from New York. When the house was built 1855-57, it had such conveniences as running water, a communication system, central heating, plumbing and gas lighting. Abraham Lincoln was a weekend guest in 1859. The 1-hour Traditional Tour offers insight into the home's construction and members of the Tallman family. The 1-hour Technologies Tour highlights the innovative features of the home. Guided tours are available.
Technologies Tour (includes Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center) $10; $9 (ages 62+ and students with ID); $6 (ages 5-17); free (ages 0-5 and veterans with ID). Traditional Tour (includes Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center) $8; $7 (ages 62+ and students with ID); $4 (ages 5-17); free (ages 0-5 and veterans with ID).
Hours: Tours are given Thurs.-Sun. on the hour 10-3, Mon.-Wed. by appointment, June-Sept. Holiday tours are offered daily late Nov.-Dec. 30. Closed major holidays.