The Britannia Mine Museum is a mining legacy site and a vibrant, internationally recognized education and tourist destination located between Vancouver and Whistler on the Sea-to-Sky highway. It is a National Historic Site and a non-profit organization encouraging mining awareness through entertaining, experiential education programs and exhibits, important historic collection preservation and insightful public engagement that allows guests to leave with a better understanding of mining in British Columbia; past, present and future.
If you are a journalist looking for story ideas or are planning a trip to British Columbia's West Coast, we would love to assist you with your projects.
Whether you're planning a travel or tourism related story, a historical story about Canada's West Coast, a mining story with a look back at how Britannia Mines was once the top copper producer in the British Commonwealth, or are looking for a fun, kid-friendly attraction for the whole family, we are the right place for you.
We have extensive background info, current and historical photos as well as video available.
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© 2021 Britannia Mine Museum.
The Museum is a premier, non-profit organization dedicated to presenting mining's relevance today and towards a sustainable future. We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the sovereign Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation.