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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"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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Bringing the Mill Back to Life

Bringing the Mill Back to Life

September 20th, 2018

The grind of machinery. The shouts of workers. The boom of ore hitting metal chutes. Mill No. 3 at Britannia Mine was once a hub of noise and production. Come 2019, we’re bringing back the noise.

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