At the Museum

Britannia Mine Museum offers a wonderful and diverse selection of special events and changing exhibits that explore the science and history of minerals, metals and mining. Want to stay on top of what's new at the Museum? Sign up for our online newsletter HERE.

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December 16th, 2017

Santa’s sleigh is in the shop so he'll be arriving by helicopter as part of the community Santa Fly In event. Be sure to arrive early to see Santa land, then stay to enjoy: - Photos w..

Monday February 13th

BC Family Day is Monday February 13th and we're celebrating with a special offer - 50% off admission! Bring the whole gang to enjoy a fun filled day at Britannia Mine Museum..

September 17th, 2017

Check out Mother Earth's artistic side! Our annual Copper and Fire event celebrates artists from all over BC that use mined materials "of the earth" including metalworkers, painters, jeweller..

March 25th, 2017

Did you know that Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano is taller than Mount Everest - only, most of it is below the sea? Delve Into Geo-Science with DIG Day! We're partnering with the Association..

April 16th, 2017

Britanniasaurus Rex is back again! Join us this Easter for our annual Dino Egg Hunt. B. Rex will be wandering around the Museum site from 11 to 12 and then 1 to 2, hiding gem-filled dinosaur..

May 20th, 2017

We're celebrating BC Mining Week with Family Fun Day May 20th, 2017! We have amazing activities planned from 10am to 3pm, plus our always fun gold panning, exhibits and underground train tour: ..

Open Now Until October 1st

This Spring, join us for a summer exhibit exploring an element that’s all around us and all through us - carbon! “I Heart Carbon” takes visitors through our past, present and future relat..

October 21st-22nd and October 28th-29th

It's the witching hour at Britannia Mine Museum this Halloween! Enjoy two weekends of Halloween fun - October 21st and 22nd, and October 28th and 29th, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for our t..