The Jane Slide: Marking One Hundred Years Since

The Jane Slide: Marking One Hundred Years Since

Marking One Hundred Years Since

March 22, 2015 sees the 100th anniversary of the largest disaster to strike the Britannia Mine.

It was just past midnight on this tragic date when an avalanche of rock and ice roared down the mountain, crushing the Jane Camp. Over fifty men, women, and children lost their lives in that evening.

In memory of this tragic event, the Museum is dedicating our revamped viewing area, named ‘The Outlook’, in the memory of those lost. On your next visit, on your way to the underground stop at The Outlook to take in the views of Britannia and discover more about Jane Camp, the Slide, and what came after.

To discover even more, visit our online exhibit on the Jane Slide.




Also in Museum

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.

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.

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!