Plan Your Adventure
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums educational programming staff offers high-quality learning opportunities in the areas of nature, culture, and history.
We strive for student engagement by offering hands-on experiences that draw inspiration from the museum’s extensive collections. Our group tours and workshops are aligned to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Wisconsin Educator Standards in both Social Studies and Sciences and are designed to meet the needs of your class.
Virtual School Field Trip Curriculum
Platteville Historic Re-enactment Curriculum
Join the museum's education staff in a series of hands-on projects that are fun for all ages. Follow along with these instructional videos to make your own toys and crafts right at home. You can use items found in your own home or purchase a craft kit from the museums which includes everything you will need!
In this 15:31 video, participants learn about aquifers and their importance in the water cycle, using The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums campus as a backdrop. Then, together we will build our own aquifer and test out how well it filters solutions and mixtures. Contact us at email@example.com to order a craft kit here for everything needed to build your own aquifer at home or in the classroom.
Heritage Day Craft Workshops
In these short videos, participants discover how to construct historic toys and games, with The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums as a backdrop. Shop for a Heritage Day Craft Kit for everything needed to build your own projects at home or in the classroom.
Holiday Craft Workshops
If you purchased a craft kit, now is the time to bring them out and follow along with our education staff as they make historical toys and crafts!
Adventures at Your School
Education Outreach Programs in Your Classroom
Our educators have a wonderful portfolio of outreach programs that they bring to your K-12 classroom. Browse the list programs below. Contact us for rates and to schedule a visit to your school!
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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