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Ready to put on a hardhat and plunge a few hundred feet below a Vancouver-area landmark?
The Britannia Mine, situated less than an hour outside the city, was once the largest copper mine in the entire British Empire. From 1904-1974, around 60,000 workers labored here, digging a tunnel network more than 120 miles long. Now it’s your turn to take a peek inside. Continue reading:
Go Inside Vancouver, Literally: Tour the Britannia Mine Museum
More than a century ago, one of the largest copper mines on the planet opened just north of Vancouver. From 1904-1974, an estimated 60,000 workers labored inside the famous Britannia Mine, excavating a mammoth tunnel system more than 120 miles long.
Are you ready to take a peek inside?
Back by popular demand, Inside Vancouver has relaunched the “Featured Attraction of the Week” series. Each Monday we’ll be featuring a different Vancouver attraction and will be giving away free tickets to our readers. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment.
The Britannia Mine Museum is the real thing – an authentic mine transformed into an award winning National Historic Site. It is the only place in BC where you can go from Sea to Sky to under the earth. Join your guide turned miner aboard a mine train and rumble into a dark portal to 100 years ago.
Featured Attraction of the Week: Britannia Mine Museum (Free Ticket Giveaway!)