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Britannia Mine Museum

Located about 50 kilometres from Vancouver, the Britannia Mine Museum is an extraordinary attraction. This historic site was, at the time of the mining boom, the largest copper mine in the British Empire. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the daily life of the miners of the early 20th century. As you board a cart, you will explore the various wells and tow tunnels there. Geology enthusiasts will have the opportunity to attend exhibitions on the theme of gold troughs or the impact of mining on the ecosystem. You can also learn about the different gold mining processes.
Britannia Mine Museum

FAQs for Britannia Mine Museum

  • What films were shot at the Britannia Mine Museum?
    Several scenes from films and television series were shot at the Britannia Mine Museum, including Scooby-Doo, X-Files and MacGyver.

  • What types of archives are available at the Britannia Mine Museum?
    The museum exhibits more than 7,000 artifacts, nearly 10,000 photos and about 3,000 documents.