WE ARE OPEN!
The Grant County History Museum and Grant County Research Center in Lancaster, and the Mitchell-Rountree Stone Cottage in Platteville, are open to visitors. The COVID-19 virus threat is diminishing, but we recommend that those who are vulnerable wear a mask in our facilities and practice distancing. Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
Explore exhibits about the land and mining; arts and crafts; community history; Pleasant Ridge; our local soldiers; sports; and businesses in Grant County. See the Pink Pony and Sonny’s pedal car. Visit the Museum Store.
Our Hours: Grant County History Museum Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10-4. Thursdays from 1-7pm.
Tour the c. 1837 Mitchell-Rountree Stone cottage in Platteville, Wisconsin. See furnishings, clothing, books, and personal objects of the Mitchell and Rountree families dating from the 1820s through the 1950s. The Cottage is the oldest house in Platteville and on the National Register of Historic Places.
Our Hours: Mitchell-Rountree Stone Cottage May through October- Every Saturday from 10-4. Tours on the hour.
The Grant County Historical Society is a member-owned, volunteer driven organization which incorporated as a 501c3 Not for Profit charitable institution in 1950. We own and operate the History Museum and the Stone Cottage. We partner with the Grant County Genealogical at the Grant County Research Center. The Center houses thousands upon thousands of documents, business and school records, plats and maps, genealogies, photos, and family history papers.
Our Hours: Grant County Research Center Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10-4. Thursdays from 1-7pm.