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Family Fun Day at Britannia Mine Museum

May 3rd, 2016 @ 7:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Britannia Mine Museum is taking part in BC Mining Week by hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 14th. This special event is focused on recognizing the contributions of modern mining to British Columbians. Family Fun Day at Britannia Mine Museum At Family Fun Day, visitors of all ages can enjoy various entertaining activities […]

Spring Break at 3 National Historic Sites Near Vancouver

March 10th, 2016 @ 2:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Discover the past and enjoy unique family-friendly activities at some of our local National Historic Sites near Vancouver this Spring Break. Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach What: Spring Break at the Britannia Mine Museum When: March 19th to 27th, 2016 Spring Break Programming: Daily hands-on activities and events featuring historical photo talks, preview demos behind […]

Seattle Museum Month

January 15th, 2016 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

An American History Walking Tour in Concord, Massachusetts

January 13th, 2016 @ 3:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a day goes by that I don’t see an Emerson or Thoreau quote on Instagram. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”; “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”; and one of my favourites: Concord, Massachusetts is home […]

Free Open House at the Vancouver Police Museum

January 13th, 2016 @ 11:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has a collection of unique attractions and museums, focusing on everything from anthropology and biodiversity, to shipyards and sports. Included on that list is the Vancouver Police Museum, which is located in the old city morgue. It features organizational history, crime-solving gear, artifacts, mystery stories, and even an autopsy room. This weekend you can […]

Dickens Christmas at Britannia Mine Museum

December 15th, 2015 @ 9:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Britannia Mine Museum, just under 1 hour from Vancouver up the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, is hosting a Victorian-themed Dickens Christmas. This national historic site will feature a whimsical miniature village display for the holidays, visits with Santa, and more! Dickens Christmas at Britannia Mine Museum The Victorian-themed Dickens Christmas’ miniature ceramic village window […]