Calendar of Events

Sweet Treats on Main

As part of the Sweets Treats on Main event held by the Platteville Main Street Program, the museum will offer one free train ride per child as a “treat.” While the children and their families wait for their turn on the train, they can create a fun Halloween craft for children ages 3 and up. …

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Free

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. While you wait for your tour, peer into your future with Victorian era fortune telling games. REGISTER or VIEW …

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$14

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 1; and season closing day, October 31. Museum admission, including a Guided Mine Tour and Train Ride (weather Permitting) will be free to Platteville residents. Registration is suggested. REGISTER or …

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Free

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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Free

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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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