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Britannia Mine Museum


1 Forbes Way
Britannia Beach, BC V0N 1J0
Canada

(??.? miles from you)


Britannia Mine Museum


(??.? miles from you)

1 Forbes Way
Britannia Beach, BC V0N 1J0
Canada


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Quirky Fun

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Authentic Local Experience

Good Value

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Why You Should Go...

Take a trip under the earth with Britannia Mine Museum. What was once a working mine has been converted into an exhibit dedicated to providing insight into the social and mining history of Britannia. Displaying gemsto

Climb aboard the mine train and descend into an actual mining tunnel. Inside, guides describe the tough life of miners, such as how up to 16 workers would have to squeeze into a man car about the size of a small family car. Pan for gold and keep it as a souvenir. Visit one of the many hands-on exhibits. Accessible and welcoming to people of all ages, Britannia Mine Museum continues to educate and entertain.

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Why You Should Go...

Take a trip under the earth with Britannia Mine Museum. What was once a working mine has been converted into an exhibit dedicated to providing insight into the social and mining history of Britannia. Displaying gemstones, historic pieces of equipment, and a working Lime Tank, learn how miners of the past made their living.

Climb aboard the mine train and descend into an actual mining tunnel. Inside, guides describe the tough life of miners, such as how up to 16 workers would have to squeeze into a man car about the size of a small family car. Pan for gold and keep it as a souvenir. Visit one of the many hands-on exhibits. Accessible and welcoming to people of all ages, Britannia Mine Museum continues to educate and entertain.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 5:30pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $50

Discounts: Children, Seniors

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Kids Activities, Family Restroom

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Wear comfortable shoes.

Bring a sweater, as the mine section of the tour is up to 12 degrees cooler than the surface.

Fun Facts

Rated 4 1/2 stars on Tripadvisor.

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Why You Should Go...

Take a trip under the earth with Britannia Mine Museum. What was once a working mine has been converted into an exhibit dedicated to providing insight into the social and mining history of Britannia. Displaying gemstones, historic pieces of equipment, and a working Lime Tank, learn how miners of the past made their living.

Climb aboard the mine train and descend into an actual mining tunnel. Inside, guides describe the tough life of miners, such as how up to 16 workers would have to squeeze into a man car about the size of a small family car. Pan for gold and keep it as a souvenir. Visit one of the many hands-on exhibits. Accessible and welcoming to people of all ages, Britannia Mine Museum continues to educate and entertain.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 5:30pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $50

Discounts: Children, Seniors

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Café, Kids Activities, Family Restroom

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Wear comfortable shoes.

Bring a sweater, as the mine section of the tour is up to 12 degrees cooler than the surface.

Fun Facts

Rated 4 1/2 stars on Tripadvisor.

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