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Rock in the House

440 N Shore Dr, Fountain City, WI 54629-8242
+1 608-687-3553
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Took the Grandkids

They enjoyed the experience. It is affordable and interesting. We spent about 30 minutes reading... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Susan S
Elk Mound
Wacky and freaky- Not once but twice

Volunteer donations for this quirky attraction. . This place could be made better- more and... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Susan R
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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440 N Shore Dr, Fountain City, WI 54629-8242
+1 608-687-3553
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

They enjoyed the experience. It is affordable and interesting. We spent about 30 minutes reading about the area and watching the river.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Volunteer donations for this quirky attraction. . This place could be made better- more and updated information about the two events taking place involving huge rocks..

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It's definitely a unique sight if you're in the Winona area. just across the bridge into Wisconsin, you can see this rock that's still sitting right where it rolled down into the house.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place has very little to see, however, it has something that you don't see very often! A huge boulder dislodged from the bluff above this residence and rolled down hill and crashed into the house. This happened at least 20 years ago and it...More

Thank tine_beck
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Not much to see here, but wow! That is one huge rock that fell down the bluff and into the bedroom. Quick stop, good "leg stretcher" place to stop when you need to break up a journey. Donation jar inside and the owner may or...More

Thank Candace R
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is worth a look. It makes you think about living under a bluff! The house has been left the way it was; with that big rock stuck in it.

Thank cuTRis
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The front door is unlocked and donations are on the honor system - you really have to love the Midwest! If you happen to be driving along the Mississippi, stop by and check this out. It's exactly as the name describes it - a rock...More

Thank HMDenver
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Odd place as the house itself looks the same I'm sure that it did the day that the rock rolled into it 21 years ago, so it wasn't much then, and I'm sure the $2.00 they get per visitor won't go far in updating it,...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

the family was looking for some interesting sites while we were on vacation. This location was on a packet in the hotel lobby. We took off to see it. It is easy to get to a little walking up hill but not bad. The story...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Been driving by this for years and continually wonder what keeps is going. This is a neat attraction though and I recommend checking it out, it is very inexpensive and only takes a few minutes.

Thank Nathan R
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