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Rollo Jamison Museum

405 E Main St, Platteville, WI 53818-2834
+1 608-348-3301
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Nice stop, over priced for Platteville though

As a UWP alumni I came back and did the museum, I wondered why I did not go when I was a student... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
Anything you could ever want to see

A very educational and interesting tour. There's more stuff in that (albeit large) building than... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Platteville, Wisconsin
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405 E Main St, Platteville, WI 53818-2834
+1 608-348-3301
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

As a UWP alumni I came back and did the museum, I wondered why I did not go when I was a student until I saw the $10 price for head. I thought this was expensive for the Plattevile area, however thought they offered a...More

Thank polarqueen31
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A very educational and interesting tour. There's more stuff in that (albeit large) building than you would expect. Covers a great span of history. Very knowlegeable staff.

Thank GMBerg
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Rollo Jameson made a huge collection of the antique objects that interested him. This museum preserves the best of his collection. There are about six well-preserved carriages that had been horse- drawn. They would be stars in any museum. For anyone interested in history and/or...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very interesting place to spend a few hours.....we were there almost 3......excellent staff and facilities

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

There was a lot of artifacts in the museum, to include many horse-drawn wagons and agriculture implements on the walls. The second floor had many different items from every day household items of long ago to doctors equipment and other technologies.

Thank BrendaH3
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is very good tour for Kids of all ages it will provide a history of the lead mining business and the many this that were made form lead.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and fun view of southwest Wisconsin history. While the mine is closed down for the winter season there are many fascinating displays in the museum from a classic history lover in Mr Jamison.

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 4 September 2015

My wife & I recently toured the Rollo Jamison Museum. This museum is a great tribute to the man who had accumulated these items during his lifetime of collecting! It also combines with mining museum, complete with a trip down the shaft of an old...More

Thank BuckyBadgeragogo
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The Mining Museum and the Rollo Jamison Museum are two museums (one building next to the other) dedicated to the life and work of one man, Rollo Jamison. The Jamison Museum not only talks about the life of Jamison, it The Mining Museum, located next...More

1  Thank simon3249
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Here is what you can get for $10: Rollo Jamison Museum: hundreds of collections, filled with story and history Mining Museum: 40 min GUIDED tour in a real old mine. you can learn lots of history and see the rough condition the mining workers used...More

Thank josh61516
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