The Mining and Rollo Jameson Museum

Business Name: The Mining and Rollo Jameson Museum
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Experience the Heritage of
Southwestern Wisconsin and the Tri-State Area

Tour the 1845 Bevans Lead-Zinc Mine, ride in a 1931 mine train (weather permitting), and discover the local history of the Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District.

In the heart of the historic lead-zinc mining region near the world’s largest “M,” the three-acre campus of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums preserves the heritage of southwestern Wisconsin.

Shop for rock and mineral specimens and gifts related to regional history in our museum store. Enjoy the outdoor greenspace, pollinator garden, and picnic grounds. Explore our exhibits on the nature, culture, and history of the region. Take the one-hour guided tour of the underground mine in the back yard, and ride the outdoor mine train.

Place-based exhibits and interpretive programs are located inside the historically significant 1863 Rock School, the 1905 Hanmer Robbins School, the 1845 Bevans Mine, and in beautiful outdoor spaces visitors are encouraged to explore.

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In Season: May – October | Open Daily | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

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Business Phone Number: (608)348-3301
Business Address: 405 E. Main St.
Platteville, WI
ZIP Code: 53818