Far more than one Trip can Cover

Resources to Enhance Your Visit

A visit to the Museum is an outstanding opportunity to enhance your understanding of the past, present, and future of mining. However there is always far more to discover than we can present in one visit. To make the most of your visit use the links below to learn more about the history of Britannia including its environmental issues and clean up.

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Britannia's History

Learn about the History of Britannia and the people who lived here.

Britannia History

Archival Documents

The Museum’s archives are an essential source of information on Britannia’s past. In this section we make available parts of the archives for your viewing.

Archival Documents

Britannia's Environmental Journey

This page gives an introduction to the environmental issues Britannia faced like acid rock drainage and the clean up that followed.

Britannia's Environment

Archival Photos

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Archival Photos

Classroom Resources

Mineral and Rock Inquiry Box

Book a Mineral and Rock Inquiry Box for your class, and have fun as you engage and learn the subject of earth materials!

The kit helps students explore the following questions, and supports the Grade 5 science big idea: Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.

Mineral & Rock Inquiry Box

Stake Holders Game

In Stakeholders, players take on the role of mining companies as they address real-world based challenges faced in the mining industry today and in doing so discover mining is about far more than simply digging a resource out of the ground. The game is offered in three versions.

Stakeholders