Curators Blog

Sea Lions Spotted Near Britannia Mine Museum

One Ocean,One Climate,One Future – Together Today is World Oceans Day, a "day to celebrate and take action for our ocean, and continue to grow invo...

Wildlife Week: The Other Britannia Residents

This land was a habitat long before it was a mine, and it continues to support animal life today.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022

The Curator's Blog This page houses a series of blogs by Museum staff exploring the history of the area of Britannia Beach, the Britannia Mine, and...

B.C. Heritage Week 2022

B.C. Heritage Week 2022: Altogether Inclusive

Copper in the Time of Covid

Copper is a very special material. It was the first metal that people shaped into tools, has played a vital role in the development of civilisation...

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction?

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction? This blog explores some of the myths and beliefs around copper and its affect – both positive and negative...

Britannia Bingo

We are sharing a little game of Britannia Bingo - a selection of activities for families and kids to do during times of isolation.

This Too Shall Pass

In the time of COVID-19, when our lives have been turned upside down, it can help to reflect on what has gone before, in order to find hope for wha...