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Family Fun Day At Britannia Mine Museum

May 25, 2019 – May 26, 2019 all-day
Britannia Mine Museum
1 Forbes Way
Britannia Beach
BC V0N 1J0


Family Fun Day 2019

Come and celebrate BC Mining Month at the Britannia Mine Museum.  Featuring temporary mineral exhibits, interactive 3D visual mining technology, photo booth, drilling demos and much more. 

Family Fun Day Activities 

  • 3D Virtual Reality Experience
    Explore one of Canada’s mines with an incredible virtual reality experience, presented by Minerva Intelligence. 
  • Finning Mining Equipment
    Do you like big trucks? Get up close and personal with trucks that make mining possible.
  • Displays & Hands-on Activities
    Below BC is back with rocks, mineral and fossils from around BC and the rest of the world. Engage with enthusiastic and knowledgeable geoscientists.
  • Photo Booth
    Double Shutter Photography will be on-site to capture fun family photos. Dress up in an array of fun and quirky costumes.
  • Fossil Display
    Brennan Marten (The Paleo Dude) will be sharing his impressive fossil collection with visitors.
  • Competition Rock
    Marshal — who lived and worked at the Mine — will be on-site speaking about the life and times of miners.



Date: Saturday, May 25th & Sunday, May 26th

Location: Activities will be held throughout the site.