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Celebrate 100 years of Mill No. 3 at Britannia Mine Museum

Britannia Mine Museum
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Here comes the BOOM! Explore a range of thrilling, live-action experiences and underground tours at the award-winning Britannia Mine Museum. Leave your visit educated and bejeweled!

The multi-award-winning Britannia Mine Museum offers an immersive experience of an iconic National Historic Site through a range of self-guided exhibits and a fully guided tour. Passionate, friendly, historic interpreters bring history to life at Britannia Mine Museum!

Highlights include a ride through ‘The Underground’, mining demonstrations in the haulage tunnel, panning for gemstones (you can keep what you find!), and the award-winning, multi-sensory experience of BOOM! in breathtaking historic Mill No.3. May 2023 marks the centennial of this iconic landmark, signifying 100 years since construction was completed and operations began in the mill.

BOOM! offers a thrilling, 15-minute multi-sensory, live-action experience that utilizes special effects, state-of-the-art technology, multiple screens, and over thirty speakers, bringing one of the world’s most striking industrial buildings roaring back to life. 

Britannia Mine Museum opens up a little-seen world that fascinates all ages, offering awe-inspiring sights and memorable family experiences. Take a step back in time at this award-winning attraction and National Historic Site. 

Located along the scenic Sea to Sky corridor/Hwy99 between Squamish and Vancouver.   

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