Britannia Mine Museum – A National Historic Site
How To Get Here
Located at Britannia Beach on scenic Highway 99, 45 minutes from Vancouver, 52 km (32 miles) on the 'Sea-to-Sky' route and 1 hour from Whistler.
OPEN DAILY FROM 9:00AM TO 4:30PM
Call ahead for tour times and details.
When you enter the Britannia Mine Museum, you will be swept away by the array of activities and exhibits created for adults and children alike. It was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Today, the Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages. Join your guide turned miner aboard a mine train and rumble into a dark portal to 100 years ago. Outside, clever exhibits, films and artifacts uncover the stories of a once bustling community. Try your hand at gold panning. See how it’s done. Take home what you find!
Located in the Visitor Centre, the Company Store is open year round and offers a carefully selected collection of quality gifts & souvenirs.