With Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem recently designated as a UNESCO biosphere region, it is especially timely that the Britannia Mine Museum is launching a new temporary exhibit with a focus on the Howe Sound region. The Museum’s Terralab STEAM learning space will host a dynamic, visual exhibit - “Ore and Orcas: The Remediation of Howe Sound” - showcasing the O120 Orca bone display and other marine specimens, to shine the light on the remediation of the Howe Sound marine ecosystem.
The Britannia Mine Museum’s annual Copper & Fire Arts community event is returning Saturday, September 18th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring talented local BC artists and their unique metal and earthen crafts. Copper & Fire is the museum’s premiere community event showcasing crafts derived from mined materials “of the earth.”
Britannia Beach, B.C. (June, 2021) – Just in time for the latest lifting of travel restrictions within B.C., the Britannia Mine Museum is introducing a new summer exhibit, “Connected by Copper: From Cells to Cell Phones.”