Exploring the History

This page houses a series of blogs by the Museum curator exploring the history of the area of Britannia Beach, the Britannia Mine, and the townships servicing it, as well as geology and metallurgy.

Sea Lions Spotted Near Britannia Mine Museum

One Ocean,One Climate,One Future – Together Today is World Oceans Day, a "day to celebrate and take action for our ocean, and continue to grow invo...

Wildlife Week: The Other Britannia Residents

This land was a habitat long before it was a mine, and it continues to support animal life today.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science...

The Curator's Blog This page houses a series of blogs by Museum staff exploring the history of the area of Britannia Beach, the Britannia Mine, and...

B.C. Heritage Week 2022

B.C. Heritage Week 2022: Altogether Inclusive

Copper in the Time of Covid

Copper is a very special material. It was the first metal that people shaped into tools, has played a vital role in the development of civilisation...

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction?

Copper and our Health – Fact or Fiction? This blog explores some of the myths and beliefs around copper and its affect – both positive and negative...

Britannia Bingo

We are sharing a little game of Britannia Bingo - a selection of activities for families and kids to do during times of isolation.

This Too Shall Pass

In the time of COVID-19, when our lives have been turned upside down, it can help to reflect on what has gone before, in order to find hope for wha...