Ways To Give

Give to the Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund ensure the financial security of the museum operations and helps us share the heritage of our region with the next generation.

Monthly Giving

Our monthly giving program allows you to support The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums by giving as much as you’d like monthly. Becoming an ongoing donor is easy. Just decide how much you want to give each month, then click the Donate Today button to download the form for emailing or mailing. If you prefer, you can call (608) 348-3301 to establish this monthly giving option.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts provide for the future of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums. These commitments allow us to further our stewardship of our region's heritage, and to advance our mission of education and preservation. For more information about planned giving or to notify the Museums of a planned gift, please contact Museum Director Erik Flesch at museumdirector@platteville.org or (608) 348-3301.

Matching Gift

Did you know that many employers will help increase the impact of your gift to the Friends of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums by matching your donation? Some will even match gifts for spouses and retirees! It’s easy to check if your company matches gifts — just check with your Human Resources department. Most require a simple form to be submitted online or by mail, and we’re always available to help with any questions. We can be reached by phone at (608) 348-3301 or email us at museums@platteville.org.

Some basic details that are frequently required for matching gift submissions are below:

Name: Jamison Museum Association, dba Friends of the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums
Tax ID Number: 39-1363989
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 780
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone Number: (608) 348-3301
Email: museums@platteville.org

The Friends of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Donations of Artifacts

Most items that are added to the museum collections come to us by way of donation by individuals in our community. A collection policy with oversight by the City of Platteville Museum Board governs whether gifts may be accepted. If you possess an item or items that you think relates to the mission of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, please contact Museum Director Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301.

Become a Member3

Become a member!

Annual Membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to museum galleries and grounds
  • Unlimited FREE guided Mine Tours (May-October)
  • Unlimited FREE Train Rides (May-October)
  • Invitations to FREE member events such as the Autumn Friends Annual Program & Meeting
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Museums Newsletter and email updates
  • Recognition in Newsletter

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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