Mill Photo Display --

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.

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

June 19th, 2019

The Britannia Mine Museum Society invites its members to attend its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019, from 3:30PM to 4:30PM.

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Family Fun Weekend

Family Fun Weekend

May 25th & 26th, 2019
Come and celebrate BC Mining Month at the Britannia Mine Museum.  Featuring temporary mineral exhibits, interactive 3D visual mining technology, photo booth, drilling demos and much more. More details will be coming soon!

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BOOM! Opening Weekend

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 Mill thundering back to life with lights, sound and special effects.

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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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