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College for Kids

Online Event

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Youth Programs gave gone virtual in 2021, and The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are collaborating with the Sauk County Historical Society in the creation of …

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Young Pioneers Camp

Young Pioneers is a fun four-day camp for students entering 2nd through 5th grades. Participants travel into the past and experience what life was like in the 1800s.


Mine Day

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

Mine Day commemorates 45th anniversary of the re-opening of the Bevans Mine in 1976. It is a celebration of the pioneering spirit of ingenuity, inquiry, enterprise and development that shaped …

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Pick & Gad Picnic

We want to celebrate our volunteers and donors in honor of the Museums’ trifecta of anniversaries: the 50th of the completion of the Mining Museum, the 45th of the opening …

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Miners Ball

This formal event for couples of all ages invites everyone passionate about the history of Platteville to dress up, to enjoy a great dinner, and to swing to the music …

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Haunted Mine Tours

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums

Experience Platteville’s spookiest Halloween tradition! Descend deep into the 1845 Bevans Mine for a lantern lit tour to discover historical truths that are stranger than fiction.Haunted Mine Tours will depart …

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In Season: May - October | Open Daily | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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