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Britannia Beach

Britannia Mine Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire is now a multi-award winning attraction. Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages. Just like miners did, visitors climb aboard a mine train and rumble...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration:2-3 hours
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1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach, British Columbia V0N 1J0, Canada
+1 604-896-2233
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It was advertised on Global News and so glad it was! We would've missed this gem. The ride up was gorgeous. The museum was well laid out with many activities and so much information. The movie "Boom!" was well done and took place in the Concentrator which was very cool. We would
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As a "historian", I tend to be a little picky about what I think of tours and museums. However, the Britannia Mine Museum was excellent. The highlight was the 15-minute multimedia show inside the stamping mill which used lights and actual equipment to give a brief history of
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Today a group of Seniors from Chilliwack toured the mine with Marianne as our guide. She told us she had only been doing that since August, but she was a natural. She was very knowledgeable, vibrant and outgoing. Keep her around- she is very good at her job. The tour was very
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This trip to the Britannia Mine was great fun. Started with a short train ride into the mine shaft with a fun guide explaining the history of the mine and then we were treated to a film complete with special effects showing how the copper was originally mined and extracted back
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A great, well restored mine into a museum. Good underground tour and two excellent shows. Well worth the visit.
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