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Britannia Mine Museum

Museums & Heritage Sites

Things To Do, Arts & Heritage, Museums & Heritage SitesBritannia Beach, Sea to Sky, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, V0N 1J0

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What was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire is now a multi-award winning attraction. Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages. Just like miners did, visitors climb aboard a mine train and rumble into an authentic tunnel. Entertaining guides describe the workings of drills and tools from the past century. Discover BOOM! A live-action experience inside the iconic Mill. Every visit includes gold panning with the chance to take home frequent findings. A captivating 15-minute film re-creates the past and reveals how families turned their isolated surroundings into pleasant experiences. The Family Play Area keeps young ones entertained. A glittering gift shop offers unique stones and carvings. To get there, head north on the Sea to Sky Highway. 1/2 way between Vancouver and Whistler.