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Exterior of the Britannia Mine Museum and surrounding buildings in Squamish British Columbia

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Britannia Mine Museum

Squamish, BC

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Pan for gold, ride the mine train, and learn about the fascinating history of BC’s mining industry at the award-winning family-friendly Britannia Mine Museum—located halfway between Vancouver and Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway.

The museum was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire and is now a National Historic Site, providing a unique insight into life at one of Canada’s largest early 20th century mining operations.

Highlights:

  • Put on a hard hat and climb aboard the mine train to enjoy an underground tour of a real mining tunnel, accompanied by an expert guide.
  • Immerse yourself in the live-action, multi-sensory experience of BOOM! 
  • Wander freely around the 10 acre site to explore various heritage buildings showcasing thousands of historical artifacts, photos, documents and maps.
  • Try your luck panning for gold, and keep whatever you find!

Activity policies

Important Booking Information: After purchasing tickets online, please contact us by phone to confirm your preferred entry time at the Museum. Entry times must be confirmed in advance due to capacity restrictions. You may be turned away if you have not reserved your timed entry prior to visiting the Museum. Please call us at 1-888-223-3779 Ext. 3 to confirm.

Important Booking Information: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your reserved entry time. Due to reduced capacity late entries will not be accommodated. Please note that the it is cool in the underground, please dress accordingly. 

Location: 1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach, BC

AVAILABLE IN  Squamish, BC 

$36.00

+ taxes and fees, per adult


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