This is a great mine that is fun and super educational. You tour both the mine shaft on a train and the actual facility where the copper was processed. This is so much fun! All ages loved it!
About Britannia Mine Museum
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The trip through the mine was very interesting and educational. Our guide was very knowledgeable and made it a fun experience. Very cold on the little train trip into the mine. Enjoyed it very much. Lots of things to look at. Shop onsite.
Our guide was very good - giving us facts in a fun way and also going into the stories of people that lived and worked there. The site is quite extensive and the steps up to the station could give some folk problems. Worth the...More
These mines are so interesting. They show the importance of copper and its value in past years. A train will take you into the mountains mining areas and show you how hard the working conditions were back then. Exhibits are everywhere, depicting the family life...More
Loved this place before they fixed up the exterior. And while it is no longer as spooky and the site of X-file film shots, the new siding did save the place. This was the site of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. At...More
The museum and mine really surprised me . I had driven by on the highway so many times and saw the huge hauling truck and the amazing building that creeps up the side of the mountain , but never stopped to check it out ....More
This museum is about 30 km north of Vancouver, best reached by car or as part of an organised tour. We went there for the underground tour which was run by a funny and knowledgeable guide who showed us what it was like to work...More
This spot impressed me more than I thought it would! I haven't been and truly explored the place since grade school and I was entertained. We did the tour which was fun- you get to go into the mine, see the equipment and working conditions...More