Snow Lake Mining Town Museum

Useful Information

Location: Snow Lake, 163 Poplar Street. At the end of Provincial Road 392.
Open: Spring by appointment.
21-JUN to Labour Day daily.
Autumn by appointment.
Winter closed.
Classification: MineCopper Mine MineZinc Mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:
Address: Snow Lake Mining Town Museum, Box 748, Snow Lake, MB, R0B 1M0, Tel: +1-204-358-7867, Free: 1-800-363-1268, Fax: +1-204-358-2112. E-mail: contact E-mail: contact
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1940 opper discovered.
1947 Snow Lake officially made a town.
JAN-2005 New Britannia Mine closed.



The Snow Lake Mining Town Museum is located at the small mining town Snow Lake. It displays local mining history from the 1920s to present. Exhibit include a replica of a raise and a drift, mining machinery from drills to mucking machines, and miners clothes. There is no underground tour but at least some very good replicas. Currently one mine at Snow Lake is producing copper and zinc.