Calendar of Events

Pasty Sale Fundraiser

Celebrate the birth of Wisconsin and its Badger State identity with the food that our earliest miners ate: Cornish pasty! Our inaugural Pasty Fundraiser held earlier this year received an amazing response, so we're back for another round of deliciousness. Enjoy the authentic and award-winning taste of Cornish pasties from the Walker House in Mineral …

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UW-Platteville Family Day

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums and the University of Wisconsin Platteville are partnered for Family Day on November 5th to welcome students and their families to Platteville's features and attractions. At the Museums, UW-Platteville students will receive a special rate with tours available every half hour 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. REGISTER or VIEW …

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Friends Annual Meeting and Program

Join us for a night of "Pie and Ice Cream," featuring Dr. Tera Montgomery speaking on the Museums’ partnership with Pioneer Sweets. We currently offer eight custom ice cream flavors crafted by the students of Pioneer Sweets, and this event will be your last chance to stock up on this year's flavors! The Annual Meeting …

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Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Join us for old-fashioned holiday horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Platteville and learn about local history and key architectural landmarks! Enjoy the scenery and holiday lights around town with a beautiful team of draft horses. Rides will depart from The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums regularly between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Warm up and …

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Holiday Shopping at the Museum Store

The Museum Store will be open for holiday shopping the first three Friday evenings in December! We offer STEAM toys, books by local authors, gems and minerals, museum shirts, and MORE that make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts. While shopping, be sure to visit the beloved 14-foot holiday tree in East Display Gallery! No Reservations …

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Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Join us for old-fashioned holiday horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Platteville and learn about local history and key architectural landmarks! Enjoy the scenery and holiday lights around town with a beautiful team of draft horses. Rides will depart from The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums regularly between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Warm up and …

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Holiday Shopping at the Museum Store

The Museum Store will be open for holiday shopping the first three Friday evenings in December! We offer STEAM toys, books by local authors, gems and minerals, museum shirts, and MORE that make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts. While shopping, be sure to visit the beloved 14-foot holiday tree in East Display Gallery! No Reservations …

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Holiday Mine Sing

Get in the holiday spirit with caroling and holiday songs around a 14-foot holiday tree and underground. Enjoy a traditional American Christmas choral presentation by the Platteville Chorale, followed by the jazz ensemble the Platteville High School Blue Notes performing underground in the 1845 Bevans Lead Mine. REGISTER or VIEW MORE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Join us for old-fashioned holiday horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Platteville and learn about local history and key architectural landmarks! Enjoy the scenery and holiday lights around town with a beautiful team of draft horses. Rides will depart from The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums regularly between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Warm up and …

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Holiday Shopping at the Museum Store

The Museum Store will be open for holiday shopping the first three Friday evenings in December! We offer STEAM toys, books by local authors, gems and minerals, museum shirts, and MORE that make perfect stocking stuffers and gifts. While shopping, be sure to visit the beloved 14-foot holiday tree in East Display Gallery! No Reservations …

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Winter Pasty Fundraiser

Winter Pasty Fundraiser The Cornish Pasty Fundraiser is back in 2023 for another round of deliciousness in time for St. Piran's Day! Enjoy the authentic and award-winning taste of Cornish pasties from the Walker House in Mineral Point. These 7-ounce pasties will be offered frozen, to be baked at home for a piping hot meal and …

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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 1930s. 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 …

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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