Britannia Mine Museum

  • 150 Copper Drive
  • Britannia Beach, BC V8B1J1
  • Phone: 604.896.2233, Toll Free: 1.800.896.4044

Greatest show under earth!

Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages, turning out awe-inspiring sights and memorable family experiences.

- Rumble aboard our underground train as it rolls into authentic mining tunnels.

- Push up your sleeves and try our Gold Panning Pavilion where you can keep what you find.

- Explore 10 acres of historic buildings.

- BOOM!, an immersive, live-action special effects experience inside the historic Mill No. 3 building.

- Learn and engage with our interactive exhibits.

- Take a tour with informative but informal tour guides sharing fun facts about mining, history and life at Britannia.

Find us on the Sea to Sky Highway 10 minutes south of Squamish or 45 minutes north of Vancouver.

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  • Maximum Group Size: 140
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  • Year Last Renovated: 2019
  • Year Opened: 1974

Facility Info

  • Largest Room 150

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