Mining Museum-Rollo Jamison Museum

View Website Favorite (2) 405 E Main St - Platteville, WI 53818
Information: 608-348-3301

The Mining Museum & the Rollo Jamison Museum are open daily May-Oct 9am-5pm. Nov-April 9am-4pm (Mine tours not available)

The Mining Museum traces the development of lead and zinc mining in the Upper Mississippi Valley using models, dioramas, artifacts and photographs. A guided tour includes a walk down into the 1845 Bevans Lead Mine, a tour of the hoist house and an above ground train ride pulled by a 1931 mine locomotive. The Rollo Jamison Museum, at the same site, includes exhibits of businesses, home and family life and local history.
  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Early Industry
    • Wisconsin History
  • Tour Type
    • Train/Trolley
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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