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Hours & Admission

In Season: May through October

Open Daily 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
Mine Tours available at 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.  

Admission Rates 
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

Self-guided and guided tours available by advance reservation Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Off-Season Self-Guided Tour Admission Rates 
Adults and Seniors: $5.00  
Children 5-17: $2:00  
Children under 5: Free  
Self-guided admission includes the exhibits galleries only. Group tours of the mine are available by appointment only.

Location & Parking

Physical address for GPS navigational devices: 405 E. Main Street, Platteville, WI 53818

 Street parking is available directly in front of the Museum entrance on Main Street.  Additional parking is available on Virgin Avenue, Pine Street, and Cora Street.


Exhibits in the Mining Museum and Rollo Jamison Museums are wheelchair accessible. There are 90 steps to get into and out of the 1845 Bevans Mine and stairs in the Headframe.  There is a video tour available for those who can’t or choose not to take the stairs into the mine or up in the headframe.

There is a wheelchair available free of charge at the front desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

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