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It is what it says it is!

It’s a rock. In a house. The radio was playing and a lamp was on when we arrived which was a little... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Strange side attraction

My husband and I were traveling through Fountain City and I had read about the rock in the house... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Inga S
McHenry, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hwy 35 is closed right in front of the house. No way to get to the house. We did manage to walk into the parking lot on the north side but the house is locked up for now. I would assume it will not be...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

It’s a rock. In a house. The radio was playing and a lamp was on when we arrived which was a little unsettling as there was no one around. You have the option to purchase photographs of both the rock and the house should you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

First of all it's strange to pull up and walk in a house with the radio playing. Creepy strange. Secondly the house seems like it should be condemned -- not really safe feeling at all. Thirdly, I was expecting to be able to open the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

My husband and I were traveling through Fountain City and I had read about the rock in the house. And it really is rock in the house. It is pretty easy to find as there is a sign in front that says Rock in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Inga S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is the quintessential Wisconsin river town tourist attraction. Its humble sign and honor-system entrance do not fully represent the fantastic sociological and geological experience within. Pay a modest fee to enter the house, sit in the living room, listen to the radio, and imagine...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susan S
Reviewed May 5, 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..

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Susan R
Reviewed May 4, 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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed December 7, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank tine_beck
Reviewed November 27, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Candace R
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