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At this natural and cultural history museum of the Driftless Area's lead-zinc mineral district, visitors can tour the 1845 underground Bevans Lead Mine, ride in a 1931 mine train (weather permitting), and experience the history of the region where...more
There is a Museum, a Mine and a Train ride. This was very informative and extremely cool! You go down a large concrete tunnel with a lot of stairs to see the mine. It is awesome! After the mine tour you get a train ride...More
This area was well known for its mining. This museum provides you the experience and an education of what the mining was like back in history. When my great grandparents and great great grandparents were unable to farm in the winter they were mining iron...More
While on my way from NC to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, I stopped in here after hearing the folks at Mineral Point suggest it, since I had an interest in mining. The Museum, situated in an old school, is well laid out and tells...More
Wow, what a great experience, we did the full tour, well worth the money. Had a guided tour by Seth, this man knew his stuff, and he was very entertaining, Jenny on the front desk was amazing, very polite and chatty in a nice way,...More
The mining museum is built on top of an old lead mine, so for your admission cost you get a tour of the mine and a ride around the grounds in some mine tram cars pulled by and old narrow-gauge locomotive which came from another...More
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.
Wanted to see what the mining in S.W. Wisconsin was all about. After seeing the museum,we went on the mine tour. It was an outstanding experience to witness what the early miners did for a living. The mine tour provides a great insight into the...More