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A Year Into a Pandemic

A Year Into a Pandemic A year ago, like many others, I was sat on my laptop at my dining room table (a.k.a. my newly-minted home office), trying to...

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...

Copper

Copper One of the most important minerals in human history, copper was as important for medicine and early technology as it is for us today. This b...

Mill Photo Display -- "Mill Stills"

June to September "Mill Stills" is a temporary photo instillation in our Machine Shop that showcases the Mill's story of innovation and mining.

Family Fun Weekend

May 25th & 26th, 2019 Come and celebrate BC Mining Month at the Britannia Mine Museum.  Featuring temporary mineral exhibits, interactive 3D vi...

BOOM! Opening Weekend

June 1st & 2nd, 2019 Come discover our newest attraction and theatrical mill show -- BOOM! a live-action experience the brings the historic Mil...

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...

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...

"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! ...

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.