"Mill Stills" is a temporary photo installation in our historic Machine Shop that showcases the Mill's story of innovation and mining -- from humble beginnings as a timid wood structure to iconic status as a historical landmark.
Over the course of a century, three different Mill's have clung to the side of the mountain in Britannia Beach -- occupying different places, spaces, and roles. "Mill Stills" captures the endurance and spirit of the Mill as it evolved into its current role as a National Historic Site and theatrical home for the Museum's new experience BOOM!
When: June to September
Where: In the historic Machine Shop
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 what may come.
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 blog discusses the use of copper, from ancient times down to the present.