Support Special Initiatives

Museum Wish List

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Once the Friends of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums have met their annual commitment to fund nearly $50,000 in general museum operations plus several museum programs, they support the museum by helping to fund special projects. Following is our wish list of items the museum would like for special projects related to collections care, programming, and events.

ELSEC Model 776 Handheld Light Monitor Data Logger________$1,970
Replace Two Koehring Dumptor Seats and Steering Wheels_____$1,000

DRK Light 35W Short-Wave UV Lamp for fluorescent mineral prospecting
Convoy S2 Long-Wave UV Flashlights – set of 12 for fluorescent mineral
prospecting workshops____________________________________Donated!
Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill, 22-Inch, Black for Events
Such as Volunteer Appreciation Picnic____________________Donated!
Three Propane Tanks for Donated Patio Heaters_____________Donated!

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Site & Facility
Comprehensive Plan

By advancing plans for the next phase of museum campus design, we reaffirm a commitment to serving our community for decades to come and to inspiring the next generation of thinkers, makers, doers, and innovators! Learn more here.

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Gail E. & Wesly E. Kopp Memorial Pollinator Garden

Celebrate the Heritage Day jigsaw art of longtime volunteers Gail and Wes Kopp while nourishing butterflies, hummingbirds and bumblebees. Extend the Main Street pollinator garden along Virgin Avenue and add interpretive signage about conserving these important species.

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


Store Hours: December 3, 10, & 17
4-9 p.m. for Holiday Carriage Rides

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