Virtual Museum of Canada
Click to view panorama images of the Mill

3D Tour

Experience the grandeur of the Mill Building, one of the most important buildings in Canada’s industrial history. The guided tour takes you through a 3 dimensional model of the building, exploring the stories, people and details of this nine-story structure.

Click the 3D Flash Walkthrough icon to the left to begin.

Please note, this tour requires Flash 8 or higher. You can download it here.
Click here to view a transcript of the audio.
Click here to download Adobe's PDF Reader

Sketchup 3D Model (See Model Below)

A conceptual model of the Concentrator has also been created using Sketchup which is a simple but powerful tool for quickly and easily creating, viewing and modifying 3D models. You can edit, view, or manipulate our Sketchup model of the Mill At Britannia Beach.

Download The Model: concentrator.skp

Sketchup is freely available through the Google Sketchup Program Here:

A Sketchup Viewer (Does not require knowledge of sketchup in order to use) is also available here:

The Sketchup 3D Model of the Concentrator

Ball mills.1936. BCMM 13484 BCMM 13489. A worker standing on the half constructed Mill. 1922. Courtesy of Andrew Deiters BCMM: 984.79.26 Celebrating May Day at Britannia Beach. c. 1930 BCMM :12431 The dock at Britannia Beach. 1948. The Mill at the BC Museum of Mining Ball mills used for grinding ore. c. 1936. BCMM: 12915 1928 Britannia Mines Baseball team