Dig Day

Saturday May 20th - 11am to 3pm

A family friendly event that focuses on the real world application of geosciences. Dig Day will include a range of temporary displays, hands-on activities, and an opportunity to connect with professionals in the field.

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Fossil Display

Get to see an amazing collection of fossils collected by Brennan Martens

Gold Panning

Learn to Gold Pan with volunteer Bob!

Learn tips and tricks on how to gold pan and take home a bag of gems!

Mineral and Rock Displays

Pacific Museum of Earth.

Seismometer Demonstration

with Assistant Curator Heather Flynn

Stereoscope Demonstration

with Senior Interpreter Danilo Andrade


Join MineralsEd at Britannia Mine Museum’s Dig Day to learn about the ways we use minerals in     our everyday lives and the variety of metals and minerals that are mined right here in BC!

The University of BC

Institute of Mining Engineering

Below BC

Creating a buzz about Earth Sciences in BC

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