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Britannia Mine Museum

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Returning 2021

About This Attraction

Britannia Mine Museum

Less than a hundred years ago, Britannia Mine Museum was the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Today, it’s a National Historic Site and Museum.  Located only 10 minutes south of Squamish on Highway 99, explore the 10 acres of interactive exhibits and underground features of the mine.  Included is an underground guided train tour where guests experience the sights and sounds of a real mining tunnel!

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Is transportation included to the museum
  • N0, all guests must get to the museum on their own.  The best way to get to the museum is to drive.
  • The museum is located on the Sea to Sky Highway - 10 minutes south of Squamish or 45 minutes north of Vancouver on your way to Whistler.
  • Parking is free at the museum
Is the museum suitable for the whole family?
Yes!  The museum is fun for the whole family, however please take note of the following in regards to children:
  • There must be one adult for every child aged 3 and under when participating in the underground portion of the tour
  • Children may notice the dark, cold, damp and noisy conditions of the tunnel more than an adult. Please judge accordingly your decision to take young children underground. The Admissions Staff can give you helpful suggestions and options.
  • All children must wear a hard hat
  • Parent/Guardians will be provided with earplugs for themselves so that they can cover a child’s ears during the short but loud demonstrations.
How much time should I plan to explore the museum?
We recommend to plan for 1.5 – 2 hours to fully explore and experience the museum
What should I wear?
Wear comfortable shoes and consider bringing a sweater or light jacket for the underground tour
Is the museum wheelchair accessible?
Due to the nature of the original buildings, the museum or underground tour is not wheelchair accessible.
How do we pay for tours and attractions?

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing accepts payment with VISA, Mastercard and American Express. Direct Debit is currently not available.

Tickets purchased through WeChat or Alipay will not be accepted.