Calendar of Events

Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride

Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride Your underground adventure awaits! Explore the pioneering spirit of Wisconsin’s rural Driftless Area through Rollo Jamison’s cultural heritage collection, a real 1845 underground lead-zinc mine tour, and a mine train ride outdoors across the three-acre museum campus. Exhibits tell the story of how famous local geology in …

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Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride

Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride Your underground adventure awaits! Explore the pioneering spirit of Wisconsin’s rural Driftless Area through Rollo Jamison’s cultural heritage collection, a real 1845 underground lead-zinc mine tour, and a mine train ride outdoors across the three-acre museum campus. Exhibits tell the story of how famous local geology in …

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Wisconsin Science Festival – Weeklong Activities Exploring “Time”

Unleash your curiosity during this weeklong festival celebrating the wonders of science throughout Wisconsin! The theme this year is “Time,” and we will have special fun hands-on activities to delve into this deep subject. Come engage in the enterprise of discovery, communicate the power of knowledge and creativity to change our worldview, and cultivate curious …

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Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride

Museum Admission, Guided Mine Tour & Train Ride Your underground adventure awaits! Explore the pioneering spirit of Wisconsin’s rural Driftless Area through Rollo Jamison’s cultural heritage collection, a real 1845 underground lead-zinc mine tour, and a mine train ride outdoors across the three-acre museum campus. Exhibits tell the story of how famous local geology in …

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Haunted Mine Tours

Haunted Mine Tours Experience Platteville’s spookiest Halloween tradition! Descend deep into the 1845 Bevans Mine in the back yard of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums for a guided lantern-lit tour to discover historical truths that are stranger than fiction. Above ground before your tour, learn about piskies, brownies, and other fairies known in Celtic …

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Fall Community Free Day

Fall Community Free Day To thank the citizens of Platteville for their continued support, The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums offers two community free days: season opening day, May 3; and season closing day, October 29. Museum admission, including a Guided Mine Tour and Train Ride (weather permitting) will be free to Platteville residents with …

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Miners Ball

Miners Ball The Friends of the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are pleased to carry on the tradition of this classic Platteville dance celebration started by engineering students in the …

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HOURS

In Season: May - October
Open Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Guided Mine Tours: 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., & 3:00 p.m.

Off Season: November - April
Closed Except for Seasonal Programs