Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development - May 10, 2012
The Britannia Mine Museum has added another award to its growing list of accolades winning the 2012 Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development from the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
Britannia Mine Museum Pays Tribute to Japanese Canadians With Special Exhibit to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of WWII Internment - February 28, 2012
The Britannia Mine Museum has introduced a special photo exhibit to pay tribute to the thousands of Japanese Canadians who were interned during World War II.
Museum wins 2 more Prestigious Awards - January 26, 2012
The ongoing success and accolades continue to roll in as the Britannia Mine Museum receives more awards: the coveted Award for Social and Environmental Responsibility from the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC), and the Award of Merit from the British Columbia Museum Association.
Britannia Mine Museum Celebrates BC Rivers Day - September 19th, 2011
Together with the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC and the Squamish River Watershed Society, the Museum is hosting a celebration on Sunday, September 25.
"UNEARTHED'" Art Exhibit - September 20th, 2011
Featuring "UNEARTHED: An Extreme Textile Art Exhibit'" presenting the works of surface designer Patricia Chauncey, from now until November 5th.
The Copper & Fire Arts Festival on Sunday, August 7th, 2011
The Britannia Mine Museum will be filled with the sights and sounds of local artists and artisans, musicians and performers at the Ninth Annual Copper & Fire Arts Festival.
Museum Wins Canadian Museum Association Award for Outstanding Achievement - April 14, 2011
The Britannia Mine Museum was unanimously recognized for excellence in function, vision, innovation, and architecture. The CMA chose the Museum because of its national significance and ambitious vision in creating a destination museum in a considerable short time frame.
Unique Spring Break Adventure - Memorable favourites include underground mine train and gold panning - March 1, 2011
With spring break approaching, families are encouraged to visit the recently transformed Museum for a day of family friendly activities like the favourites underground mine train and gold panning area...
Britannia Mine Museum Unveils Newly Transformed Visitor Attraction - September 13, 2010
The Britannia Mine Museum has unveiled its newly transformed visitor attraction at an opening weekend, September 18 & 19. This revitalization is part of a major $14.7-million three-phase redevelopment project.
Gold Metal Enthusiasts Donation - April 1, 2010
Announcing the arrival of a new silver and gold collection, graciously donated by Vancouver-based metallurgist Douglas Scheving...
Museum of Mining Opens for 2010 Season - February 3,
“With thousands of visitors coming to British
Columbia over the next few weeks, we’re excited
to showcase and share..."
Museum of Mining Digitizes Historic Films - October
The BC Museum of Mining (BCMM) has recently digitized
at the BC Museum of Mining - October 13, 2009
Tourism Squamish will soon unveil a bold new video...
Museum of Mining Present Summer Arts Series - August
The Annual Summer Arts Series ‘Copper and Fire’
starts on Sunday August 9th...
Museum of Mining Celebrates Local Talent - June 22,
Over a hundred people gathered at the BC Museum of Mining
Travel Subsidy for BC Teachers - February 9, 2009
The Museum has more than $12,000 for travel for BC students...
Endowment Fund for the Museum - January 14, 2009
The BC Museum of Mining raises $174,000 for future generations...