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Old Town, New Queens - Pride Night at the Britannia Mine Musuem


On Friday August 5th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, drag performers will transform Britannia Mine Museum’s historic Mill into the Province’s biggest drag runway. 

'Old Town, New Queens: Pride Night at Britannia Mine Museum' is an after hours event that will celebrate the Museum’s summer exhibition “More Than a Mine: Recreation in a Mining Town” which opened May 20th.

Entry to the event includes a 45 minute drag performance as well as evening access to “More Than a Mine” and the Museum’s permanent exhibits.

Drag performers will be available for meet and greets at the Gold Panning exhibit through the night, and a limited number of deluxe tickets will also include access to the Museum’s famous underground tour.

This is a dry event; non-alcoholic beverages and a limited selection of food will be available for purchase on the lower site.

All tickets include:

  • Timed access to an exclusive 45 minute Drag Performance in the Mill
  • Gold panning with drag performers.
  • Access to the Britannia Mine Museum’s exhibits, including the new exhibit “More Than a Mine: Recreation in a Mining Town.”
  • Drop in science demonstrations in the Terra Lab.
  • Food trucks and an alcohol-free ‘mocktail’ bar will be available on site.
  • Explore our selection of ammolite jewelry at the Company Store.

Deluxe tickets include:

  • Timed access to the Museum’s famous Underground Tour (limited capacity available - must pre-book).

Special notes:

  • This is a dry event. Consumption of alcohol and drugs is prohibited.
  • The Museum’s Gift Shop will remain open until 9:00.
  • To protect the historic buildings, food and drink are not allowed in the Mill or in the Underground.
  • The Mill and Underground space are both cool environments. For the best experience bring a sweater or jacket.
  • Drag Show and Underground programs will begin on time; arrive early to avoid disappointment.




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