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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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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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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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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Thank You Department of Canadian Heritage!

Thank You Department of Canadian Heritage!

May 31, 2017

The grant completed the funding of our solar installation and propane conversion project which has been a highlight of our year.

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Going Solar - Finally!

Going Solar - Finally!

May 30, 2017

One of the Green Team's 'big ideas' has finally been completed - one that could see our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduced by about 25%. It's been a long time coming, but we can finally say "Check!" to the goal of going solar and starting to reduce our propane consumption.

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