Welcome to Britannia Mine Museum

Last century it was a working mine. Now, it's an award-winning Museum and Canadian Signature Experience, 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.

Temporary Changes

MARCH 12th, 2023

Due to a private event, access to the historic mill will be closed and there will be no BOOM! showings on this day.

The rest of the museum will be open to explore and enjoy!

Current Hours of Operation*

*Last tour at 2:30pm. Check-in at 2:00pm.

Fall / Winter Hours (Monday - Friday)
Museum 9:00 AM to 4:30PM
Gift Shop 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Chatterbox Cafe 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fall / Winter Hours (Saturday - Sunday)
Museum 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Gift Shop 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Chatterbox Cafe 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Ticket Regular Price Membership Price
Adults (18+) $39.95 $98.00
Seniors (65+) & Students** $35.95 $75.00
Youth (13-17) $30.95 $70.00
Child (5-12) $21.95 $70.00
Pre-School (4 & Under) FREE FREE
Daily Family Rate*** $140.00 $210.00

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.

Emotional support Animals are permitted on the lower site, but not permitted on the Underground Tour or BOOM! Show.

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!

Doggy Daycare Options

Covid-19 Precautions & Safety Measures

As of June 25th, 2022, masks will be optional on the site and we are back to full capacity in both the BOOM! show and the Underground Tour.


For answers to our most popular questions please 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 our memberships.

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