Guest Blog: The Last Filer

Guest Blog: The Last Filer

April 4th, 2019

Machines and equipment that were used at Britannia Beach, or similar industrial townsites like it, have now found a new home in the Museum's collection. However, some items are still hiding in plain sight waiting for the right person to find them so their story can be properly told. 

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Easter Dino Egg Hunt

Easter Dino Egg Hunt

April 21st, 2019

Britanniasaurus Rex is back again for our annual candy-free Easter Dino Egg Hunt. Can you find his gem-filled eggs? Egg hunts will begin at 11am and 1pm. Be sure to be here in time to join in the fun.

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"BOOM!" is Coming to Britannia

March 27th, 2019

The Britannia Mine Museum is proud to reveal the name of our latest attraction, a theatrical show inside the historic Mill, BOOM! Launching summer 2019, BOOM! is a live-action, multi-sensory special effects show that brings the historic 96-year-old Mill no.3 building back to life. 

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Mill no.3: Reawakening of a Silent Symbol

Mill no.3: Reawakening of a Silent Symbol

March 1st, 2019

The following article was originally published in the Spring 2019 edition of What's Insight magazine.

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A Transformation Tale of Two Relics: The Mill & Horno3

A Transformation Tale of Two Relics: The Mill & Horno3

February 26th, 2019

The Sleeping Giant was produced as part of a revitalization project of a former iron-smelting blast furnace. It held a special place in the hearts of the local population, many who worked there when it was in operation, and it needed to find a new way to tell its story.

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Preserving A Piece of History with the Mill Show

Preserving A Piece of History with the Mill Show

February 19th, 2019

One of the oldest pieces of Mill no.3 is the skip—a 3-tonne rail car that transported equipment to and from the upper levels of the Mill.

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Spring Break 2019

Spring Break 2019

March 17th - March 31st

Engage the whole family with discovery this Spring Break at Britannia Mine Museum. Family-friendly activities hosted daily starting at 12:30 and 2:30.

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Representing the Museum in South Korea

Representing the Museum in South Korea

November 9th, 2018

The Museum recently presented at the Gwangmyeong Cave City Conference in South Korea. 

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Supporting the future of STEM Education

Supporting the future of STEM Education

November 17th, 2018

Scott Thomson, Finning International’s President and CEO, visited the Britannia Mine Museum this week to provide a $100,000 donation for construction of the Terra Lab.

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