Private Events

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are pleased to provide a space rental program enabling members of the general public to host private events across the three-acre museum campus in Platteville, Wisconsin. These event spaces offer historic educational architecture, an 1845 underground mine, and stunning Driftless Area landscape views for your next special gathering.

The beautiful three-acre Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums campus is located on Main Street in Platteville’s historic district. The museum is in the heart of the Driftless Area between Madison, Wisconsin, and the Mississippi River, surrounded by hilly farm country. The museum campus includes exhibit galleries, multi-purpose spaces, and outdoor areas housed in the 1864 Rock School, the 1905 Hanmer Robbins building, and the 1845 Bevans Mine.

Click here to view or download the Space Rental Policy. For more information call Angie Wright or Erik Flesch at (608) 348-3301.

Museum Rental Program

East Display Gallery

Rental Fee: $100/Hour

Guest Capacity: 100 reception style, 80 seated

Event Type: Reception

Restrictions: Food and beverage

Space Included: Gallery and Museum Lobby Area


Outdoor Campus Yard

Rental Fee: $50/Hour

Guest Capacity: 200 reception style

Event Type: Reception

Restrictions: Food and beverage

Space Included: Large Back Yard of Hanmer Robbins Building


Underground Bevans Mine

Rental Fee: $100/Hour

Guest Capacity: 75 reception style

Event Type: Reception

Restrictions: Beverages only (no food)

Space Included: Depot Building, Incline Stairs, Bevans Mine


Hoist House & Headframe Building

Rental Fee: $50/Hour

Guest Capacity: 100, Reception Style

Event Type: Reception

Restrictions: Food and beverage

Space Included: Hoist House, Outdoor Area


Board Room & Tour Guide Library

Rental Fee: $25/Hour

Guest Capacity: 15 Seated

Event Type: Reception

Restrictions: Food and beverage

Space Included: Board Room


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The Museums are closed for the tour season. Cultural programs and special events are offered year-round, go to our Events page for more information. The Museum will open for tours in May 2021. 

In Season: May - October | Open Daily | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Off Season: November - April | Closed Except for Seasonal Programs

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