The Burnaby Central Railway
The Britannia Mine Museum
This multi-award winning Museum offers guided tours and engaging exhibits.
Just like miners did, visitors climb aboard a mine train and rumble into an authentic tunnel. Entertaining guides describe the workings of drills and tools from the past century. Every visit includes gold panning with the chance to take home real gold! Play areas for children keep young ones entertained.
Located on highway 99 north of West Vancouver
The Tourism Vancouver Site
Tourism British Columbia
Roundhouse and Engine #374
This was the first passenger loco to enter Vancouver, in 1879. The locomotive was restored by volunteers in time for Expo86 world's fair. It is now on display in a community centre, converted from the CPR roundhouse, on the CPR yards on False Creek, which became part of the Expo86 site. To get there from the hotel, use a car, or else the Skytrain transit system. Walk from the hotel 0.5 miles east to the Gilmore station, and take the Millenium line to Waterfront. Switch to the Canada line, and get off at Yaletown-Roundhouse. The display is roughly a hundred yards south of the station at the intersection of Davie Street and Pacific Boulevard.