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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April 22nd, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day with us Sunday April 22nd! On top of our regular gold panning, exhibits and underground train, we have great Earth and environment themed activities planned: Bu..

May 26th, 2018

We're celebrating BC Mining Month with Family Fun Day May 26th, 2018. We have activities planned from 10am to 3pm, plus our always fun gold panning, exhibits and underground train tour: E..

March 1st to April 28th, 2018

Join us for "Picks and Pixels" - an exhibition of art from Emily Carr University students! The exhibit name refers to the connection between the rough material, the rock, and the actual colo..

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 12th, 2018

BC Family Day is Monday February 12th 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..

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 20th and 21st, and October 27th and 28th, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for our f..