Expert at orchestrating guided tours, we offer informative, engaging and enjoyable experiences for all ages.
The Britannia Mine Museum is a must-stop destination for your escorted touring experiences or independent vacation packages. We are conveniently located 45 minutes north of Vancouver on the way to Whistler on the beautiful and scenic Sea-to-Sky highway.
This National Historic Site offers visitors a fun, family-friendly and educational destination that engages young and old with memorable experiences found nowhere else. Visitors always enjoy their experience and it is consistently rated 4 1⁄2 stars or higher on TripAdvisor.
Suitable for up to 36 people, our 30-minute guided tour, a Canadian Signature Experience, invites visitors into an authentic haulage tunnel aboard our underground train. Inside, visitors learn from insightful tour interpreters about the evolution of copper mining, see live mining machinery demonstrations, and experience what life as a miner was really like!
BOOM! introduces audiences to the story, sights, and sounds behind the architectural marvel with an immersive live-action experience inside Mill no.3. The experience involves multiple screens, over thirty speakers, physical and special effects--bringing all 20-storeys of the historic Mill rumbling back to life.
In addition to the Underground Tour and BOOM!, admission includes the opportunity to explore the 10 – acre site with its many exhibits and buildings as well as a unique chance to pan for gold!
Reservations are required and subject to availability. Tours are offered regularly through the summer but seasonal hours apply for the rest of the year. Please confirm tour times prior to arrival.
Admission is complimentary for one Tour Guide and Driver. Please contact our sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-896-2233 ext.228 to enquire about preferred rates and organize a FAM visit.
We welcome the opportunity for the travel industry to experience the Britannia Mine Museum through Familiarization Tours. Please book your FAM visit well in advance. When checking availability please advise your preferred date, arrival time, number of participants, their job titles and travel industry employer. Allow a minimum of 1½ hours to fully experience the site.
To arrange a FAM tour please fill in the form below, or contact our sales team at email@example.com or 604-896-2233 ext.228
Complimentary admission is offered to Front of House Employees (Front Desk, Concierge, Bellman and Valet from Vancouver and the Sea to Sky Corridor). Staff members will be given complimentary admission with proof of identification.
To be eligible for complimentary admission, one of the following must be presented along with a piece of valid ID such as a business card, recent pay stub or a letter from your department manager.
This offer is valid only for employees and not extended to friends.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-896-2233 ext.228 to make a reservation for groups over 5 people.
Britannia Mine Museum will be extending valid 2019 Privilege Passes until March 31, 2021
Passports are valid for one complimentary admission for the pass holder and one guest, for Museum entry Monday-Thursday. At this time, due to limited capacity, we are not accepting privilege passes on the weekends or statutory holidays. Please reserve your spot online here using the code TOURISMPASSPORT at checkout. Proof of pass and ID must be presented at admissions.
For up to date information on the Tourism Challenge Privilege Pass visit the tourism challenge website.
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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.