Discover an Immersive Historical Experience

One of British Columbia’s top tourist attractions just 45 minutes north of Vancouver.

Britannia Mine Museum offers visitors plenty of things to see and do – from guided underground tours to self-led exploration of the social history of Britannia Beach. The 10-acre site is itself an exhibit providing unique access to an important piece of Canadian history. In addition to the wide variety of site activities, the Museum hosts many family-friendly events throughout the year.

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Outdoor Show Discount

$3 off per person using the Outdoor Show promo code OUTDOORSHOW2024

Thank you for visiting our booth at the Vancouver Outdoor show - discover what there is to see and do at Britannia Mine Museum and how to use your $3 OFF Coupon.

The Britannia Mine Museum is happy to offer $3 OFF per person when you visit between March 2nd and December 31st, 2024 using the promotional code given out at the Outdoor Show.

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Highlights at Britannia Mine Museum


An international award winning attraction! Discover a thrilling light, sound and special effects experience inside the historic Mill. BOOM! brings all 20-storeys back to life sharing the Mill's captivating story and its thunderous roar.

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Underground Tour

Go underground aboard our train into an early haulage tunnel. Inside, discover what it took to be a miner including demonstrations of actual working drills.

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Additional exhibits and things to do

The Britannia Story

Grasp what life was like in within the walls of a lovingly-restored heritage building full of amazing stories and archival photos.

Gold Panning

Make a point of panning for gold and gemstones. You find it, you keep it!

Beaty Lundin Visitor Centre

Every trip to Britannia Mine Museum starts in the Visitor Centre. Touchscreen displays and interactive exhibits will give you a new perspective of what mining means to our everyday lives.

Mineral Gallery

Giant Haul Truck

Family Play Area

Historical Buildings

Groundbreaking Video

Gift Shop

The Terra Lab

Unique Artifacts

Chatterbox Cafe