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Britannia Mine Museum

Britannia Mine Museum Tours and Activities

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Once the British Empire’s biggest copper mine, the Britannia Mine’s tunnels, shafts, and structures are now preserved in an award-winning museum. Come to the Britannia Mine Museum to ride a train into a mine, pan for gold flakes, and learn about the lives of generations of miners who worked copper deposits at the edge of Howe Sound.

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1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach, BC, V0N 1J0
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Britannia Mine Museum General Admission

Britannia Mine Museum General Admission

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Take a trip through history as you experience the life of a miner with this admission ticket and guided tour of the Britannia Mine Museum. This historic copper mine, situated between Whistler and Vancouver, has been in operation since the early 20th century. Get a fascinating look at mining’s evolution over the years, as told by the museum's collection of interactive exhibits, films, and hands-on activities, try your hand at gold panning and take a ride on the mine train as you travel inside a real mine tunnel.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.35
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$31.35
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The Great Squamish Day Trip from Vancouver
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The Great Squamish Day Trip from Vancouver

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Experience the west side of Canada on this private day trip to Squamish from Vancouver. With just your family and friends (up to 11 people total), explore a gold and copper mine at the Britannia Beach Museum, see Shannon Falls — actually three times higher than Niagara Falls — and visit the Railway Heritage museum. A Sea-to-Sky gondola ride is also included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.92
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$118.92
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Guided Sightseeing Tour in Vancouver, Shannon Falls and Whistler

Guided Sightseeing Tour in Vancouver, Shannon Falls and Whistler

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Have your camera ready to capture photos of bald eagles in Brackendale during this full-day journey to Whistler, via downtown Vancouver. Along the way, stop at Stanley Park and Horseshoe Bay, a quaint village at the entrance to Howe Sound. Your guide follows a scenic route along the Sea to Sky Highway to Shannon Falls, where you'll take a short hike, with time to explore the ski resort year-round.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.55
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Unforgettable Whistler ( Full Day Private Tour)

Unforgettable Whistler ( Full Day Private Tour)

Explore the Sea to Sky Highway and Whistler at your own pace without worrying about car rental or parking on this private day trip. Departing from Vancouver, you’ll be driven along Highway 99, making stops at scenic highlights such as Shannon Falls and Brandywine Falls. In Whistler, enjoy free time to explore at your leisure.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$397.22
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$397.22
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Private Tour: Sea to Sky Corridor Adventure

Private Tour: Sea to Sky Corridor Adventure

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Vancouver-area attractions on this private tour. Travel along the singular Sea-to-Sky Highway and Howe Sound, and enjoy a rail car ride to Britannia Mine, a pleasant stroll to Shannon Falls and spectacular panoramas throughout the day. Views of Horseshoe Bay and a Sea-to-Sky Gondola ride up Stawamus Chief mountain are also part of this special day that you can experience with just your family and friends. Round-trip hotel transport included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,404.91
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Vancouver family tour Squamish with Porteau Cove and Britannia Mine Private

Vancouver family tour Squamish with Porteau Cove and Britannia Mine Private

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Visit Squamish and some of its most beautiful and unique environments. Start your tour with going through the road on the sea to sky highway, pass by stanley park and the seawall, then through the lions gate bridge, horseshoe bay and much more. Then, check out the Porteau Cove Provincial Park, where you take the best pictures and also check out ocean reefs. Then, visit your historical tour of Britannia Mine Museum, learn about historical machinery to heritage buildings to the massive yellow dump truck that lives within the facility. Then finish your tour at the Sea to Sky Gondola and see the most beautiful view you have ever seen in your life!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$393.07
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Private Squamish day trip
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Private Squamish day trip

We start our Squamish day trip with a visit to the famous Britannia beach Mine Museum, inside the mine we are treated to a full narration of techniques and history of mining, 1.3 hrs later Mr Lawrence will then take you on a 20 min nature walk to the base of The spectacular Shannon Falls (three times higher than Niagara falls). We then take the brand new Sea-to-Sky gondola ride to the Summit Lodge, crossing the 100 meter Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, we take a nice 20 min walk on the Panorama trail to the viewpoint offering fabulous viewpoints of the Sound, and the Chief climbing mountain.For lunch and we will be heading to the Howe Sound Brewing Company to enjoy the food and drink in this local log/plank big house the most popular restaurant  in Squamish. Please note:The Railway Heritage Park will be closed to June 1rst 2020, to finish the day a visit to the West Coast Railway Heritage Museum to see the Famous Royal Hudson steam train and an amassing collection of railway memorabilia.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$646.03
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Highlights of the Sea to Sky Highway

Highlights of the Sea to Sky Highway

Explore the awe-inspiring scenery on the Sea to Sky Highway. The day is filled with incredible sights around every corner complete with fun stops along the way.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$136.55
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Should I book Britannia Mine Museum tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Britannia Mine Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Britannia Mine Museum 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Britannia Mine Museum costs USD 31.35. Guided Britannia Mine Museum tours start around USD 31.35 per person.
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