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Rollo Jamison Museum

405 E Main St, Platteville, WI 53818-2834
+1 608-348-3301
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Museum was interesting with lots to look at. Tour of mine was great. All of the staff were... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
galekaz
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Chicago, IL
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A good addition to the mining museum.

Rollo Jamison Museum is located next to the mining museum. It provides an interesting history with... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
William H
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Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States
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405 E Main St, Platteville, WI 53818-2834
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Museum was interesting with lots to look at. Tour of mine was great. All of the staff were friendly and well informed

Thank galekaz
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Rollo Jamison Museum is located next to the mining museum. It provides an interesting history with photos of Rollo Jamison and his collection of artifacts. There are mining exhibits located through out the museum which adds to the total experience.

1  Thank William H
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Reviewed May 8, 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

1  Thank polarqueen31
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Reviewed March 14, 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.

1  Thank GMBerg
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Reviewed February 26, 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

2  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

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

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed August 25, 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.

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Reviewed May 21, 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
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Reviewed January 30, 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
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Reviewed September 4, 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

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