Britannia Mine Museum
History comes alive at the Britannia Mine Museum! This National Historic Site located on the beautifully scenic Sea to Sky Highway, 45 minutes outside Vancouver, takes you back to the days when people lived and worked at the British Commonwealth’s largest copper mine. Explore the mining tunnels aboard our underground train, pan for gold, or experience the cathedral-beauty of the iconic Mill 3!
Bring something that will keep you warm while you explore the underground world of Britannia’s copper mines. The Britannia mines were once the foundation of a thriving mining community. Now they serve as a huge, bustling 10-acre indoor-outdoor museum.
To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Britannia Mine Museum is proud to present their seasonal exhibit “I Heart Carbon”. “I Heart Carbon” aims to celebrate the future of carbon in Canada by not only exploring how carbon impacts our daily lives, but by discovering innovations that are happening now! This exhibit is part of Innovation150, a national celebration of Canada’s innovative past, present, and future.
Britannia Mine Museum is the perfect summer excursion for friends and family alike. With a treasure-trove of unique exhibits, the Britannia Mine Museum offers you a summer of adventure you can’t find anywhere else!