The Mining and Rollo Jamison Museums pursues excellence in regional and mining history.  We are located at the eastern end of Platteville’s Historic District. Visit us to tour of the 1845 Bevans Lean Mine, ride in a 1931 mine train (weather permitting), and learn about the local history of Platteville and lead and zinc mining of the Upper Mississippi Valley.

Holiday Hours & Exhibit


The Holiday exhibit, Coming Home for Christmas, features children's toys, a Victorian Christmas Tree, toy trains, and the opportunity to create your own ornament and will be open December 4 - 31, 2015 with the exception of December 24 and 25 so our staff can enjoy Christmas with their families.  

Holiday Museum Hours:
December 4 - 31, 2015
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Hours & Admission

Admission is free for Jamison Museum Association Members year-round.  

In Season: May through October

Open daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  (The last mine tour leaves at 4:00 pm)
Adults: $10.00
Seniors: $8.50
Children 5-17: $5.00
Children under 5: Free
Family Rate: $27 (up to two adults and two or more dependent children)
In season admission includes the underground mine, headframe, train ride (weather permitting), and exhibits galleries.

Off Season: November through April

Open 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Adults and Seniors: $5.00
Children 5-17: $2:00
Children under 5: Free
Off season admission includes the exhibits galleries only. Group tours of the mine are available by appointment only.  

The Mining and Rollo Jamison Museums are managed by the City of Platteville's Museum Department.  

405 E. Main St./P.O. Box 780
Platteville, WI  53818
(608) 348-3301