Welcome to Britannia Mine Museum

Last century it was a working mine. Now, it's an award-winning Museum turning out awe-inspiring sights and memorable family experiences.

Come for a visit and see why this National Historic Site is rated 4 1/2 stars on TripAdvisor.

What's included with Admission?

Admission to the Britannia Mine Museum includes a guided underground tour, historical exhibits, gold panning, the award-winning film Ground Breaking and our newest attraction BOOM! With so much to see, you will want to allow 1.5 – 3 hours for your visit. Visit our What to See and Do page for more information.

Tours run regularly throughout the day starting at 10:30am. BOOKING YOUR ADMISSION TIME PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. We cannot guarantee availability for walk-up traffic.

What to see and Do at Britannia

Current Hours of Operation

Winter Hours

Monday-Friday
Museum 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
(last tour at 3pm, check in at 2:30pm)
Gift Shop 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Chatterbox Cafe 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday
Museum 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
(last tour at 3pm, check in at 2:30pm)
Gift Shop 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Chatterbox Cafe 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Temporary Changes

Tuesday February 13th

The museum, gift store and cafe will close at 3pm for a private function.

Friday February 23rd

Mill No 3. will be used for the Intercollegiate Mine Emergency Response Competition. There will be no BOOM! showings this day.

Saturday February 24th

The underground will be used for the Intercollegiate Mine Emergency Response Competition. There will be no Underground Tours this day.

Prices

Ticket Regular Price Membership Price
Adults (18+) $41.95 $98.00
Seniors (65+) & Students** $36.95 $75.00
Youth (13-17) $31.95 $70.00
Child (5-12) $23.95 $70.00
Pre-School (4 & Under) FREE FREE
Daily Family Rate*** $147.00 $210.00

Are you a Britannia Beach Resident?

Over the years, we have offered complimentary admission to Britannia Beach residents as a token of our appreciation for your support and a way to say thank you as we continue to blow the horn daily! With the recent growth of the community, we have found it necessary to make some adjustments.  

Effective March 1, 2024 we will be implementing the following changes; 

  • Britannia Beach residents, after paying a one-time daily admission, will receive an annual pass to the museum. 
  • Britannia Beach residents will pay 50% admission to attend events (Some exceptions may apply)  

    Blackout dates will apply. Proof of residency must be shown at admission.

Doggy Daycare

To ensure the safety of all animals, visitors, and our employees, we only allow accredited guide and service dogs - as defined by the BC Government- to fully explore on-site with their handler. Dogs must be leashed with a short, non-retractable leash. Therapy and emotional support animals are not permitted under these guidelines.

Upon arrival, BC residents must provide our Admissions team with their Guide Dog and Service Dog Certificate.

Please note that there are loud noises in the underground and BOOM! show. When possible, Britannia Mine Museum will provide specialty dog hearing protection.

For all other furry friends there are lots of options for day care for your dog in Squamish. Give your dog a fun day out while you visit the Britannia Mine Museum!

Please do not leave your dog in a hot car!

Doggy Daycare Options

FAQ's

For answers to our most popular questions, visit our FAQ Page

Gift Certificates & Memberships

The Museum is a fun experience for the whole family all year long! Members can enjoy unlimited visits throughout the year, joining us for a number of exciting events including Family Fun Day, Copper & Fire, and our Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween.

Memberships and Museum day visits make terrific gifts, offering an individual or a family a unique experience.

Learn more about membership

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