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.
The following article was originally published in the Spring 2019 edition of What's Insight magazine.
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.
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.
The Museum recently presented at the Gwangmyeong Cave City Conference in South Korea.
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.
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.
The grant completed the funding of our solar installation and propane conversion project which has been a highlight of our year.
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.