The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are located in the heart of the Driftless Area between Madison, Wisconsin and the Mississippi River on Platteville’s historic Main Street. The museum exhibits document the history of Platteville and rural life in the region, especially the history of lead and zinc mining in the Upper Mississippi Valley mining district.
The museums are open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm from May through October with tours of the underground 1845 Bevans Mind at 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm. From November through April the Museums are open by advance reservation, Monday – Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.