Calendar of Events

Heritage Day

Heritage Day Heritage Day is a July 4th community celebration of Platteville’s rich history and bright future that draws more than 700 visitors annually.  Visitors will enjoy a day of games, historical demonstrations, special exhibits, live music, and food, including custom ice cream flavors produced by Pioneer Sweets of UW-Platteville. REGISTER or VIEW MORE PROGRAMS …

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Young Pioneers Camp

Young Pioneers Camp Dates: July 10-13, 2023Time: 1-3 p.m.Cost: $35 per student | $25 per Student within Household or Grandparent Museum Membership | Registration Required (Scholarships available) Young Pioneers Camp is a fun day camp for students entering 2nd through 5th grades. Travel into the past and discover life in our region in the pioneering …

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


Off Season: November - April
Closed Except for Seasonal Programs