Our 10th Anniversary, ReCollections, Nature Club, Beaty@Home Live and more!
Our 10th Anniversary, ReCollections, Nature Club, Beaty@Home Live and more!
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We are taking all protective measures determined by the public health authorities to combat the spread of COVID-19 in British Columbia. Our team is taking all steps to ensure the safest conditions for our visitors, staff, and volunteers. Read all COVID-19 health and safety measures here. 
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is 10!

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is thrilled to celebrate our tenth year of being open to the public!

We would love to see you in person, so as our birthday present to you, we welcome you to visit by donation between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Friday, October 16, 2020. Please book your timed-entry ticket here

If you can’t be with us in person, we will also celebrate with an Anniversary Livestream at 3:00 pm PDT on Zoom and Facebook Live. Expect a tour of the museum, a view into collections work, interview with curators, Q&A time, and the premiere of our anniversary celebration video. Registration for the Livestream is by donation. Register here!
Thank you to each and every member, donor, visitor, volunteer, friend, staff, and family member of the museum for supporting us these past ten years! 
Enjoy our anniversary exhibition, ReCollections, showcasing the beauty and diversity of artistic talents that are housed in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and Biodiversity Research Centre.
Book a Timed-Entry Ticket

Museum visitor numbers are now limited. Advanced, timed tickets are available online. Walk-in visitors will be accepted but may be asked to wait if the museum is at capacity. All visitors are encouraged to book an admission ticket with a specific entry time. Please allow at least 60 minutes for your visit to the museum.
Effective Wednesday, September 16, 2020, all UBC students, faculty, staff, and visitors will be required to wear non-medical masks when indoors, except for children five years of age or younger. Read all procedures for a safe visit here. Please visit covid19.ubc.ca for UBC's latest updates.
Wednesdays at 1:00 pm PST
Connect virtually with us live every Wednesday at 1:00 pm PST for a Zoom Livestream to learn something new at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum!
Join our interpreters during a weekly virtual tour, focusing on a topic of their choice. It will always be a surprise! We may walk through the museum together, showcase specimens in the lab, and/or show some great museum video and photos. We will always do our best to answer your questions. Expect a wide variety of stories that may include museum history, evolution, ecology, local diversity, biodiversity basics, and UBC Biodiversity Research. Join us live on Zoom! Click here to register
When registering for the Beaty@Home sessions, you’ll see an option to pay as you can. All funds support the museum! We suggest $5 per participant, but with a sliding ticket scale from $0, no one will be turned away. 
 Find all of our upcoming virtual programming descriptions on our calendar.
October 28, 1:00 pm
This summer, Dr. Colin MacLeod, Curatorial Assistant for the Marine Invertebrate Collection, has been collecting and documenting the invertebrate species found under rocks and hiding in seaweed on Spanish Banks, Point Grey Park, Tower Beach, and many other sites in Burrard Inlet.
You really don’t have to travel far to see some incredible marine species! Join Colin as he talks about the biology and ecology of many of these species, and find out more about these fascinating organisms. Join us live on Zoom! Click here to register   
Join us ONLINE the first Sunday of the month at 10:30 am for biodiversity activities for children ages 5 – 12 years old accompanied by their families. Our museum educators, along with special guests from the Pacific Museum of Earth and UBC will explore a variety of topics.

Families are also welcome to visit us IN PERSON during Nature Club weekends to explore the collections at their own pace. Download our suggested activity sheets each month to focus your visit. Our team is taking all steps to ensure the safest conditions for our visitors and staff.

Advance registration is required for both online and in-person visits. Click here for the next dates and registration information.

Everyone is welcome to participate! Thanks to the generous support of Campus and Community Planning, UBC campus families can take part for free! Other families can join our Online Nature Club for $10 per household and can use their membership or regular admission tickets to explore the museum on Nature Club weekends.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is a great place for in-person and virtual field trips.  Whether you teach pre-school, high-school, or post-secondary, your lessons can be supported by our exhibits, activities, and programs. 

Join us online for this FREE Professional Development day to learn about our digital exhibitions, resources, collections, programs, and more! 
Click here to find out more and register for online sessions
Click here to learn more about the IN-PERSON Open House for Educators 2020.
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Beaty Biodiversity Museum membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation. 

About the Museum
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is Vancouver's natural history museum, dedicated to building greater understanding, and a shared sense of community and wonder, around biodiversity.

If you would like to contribute to the museum, we appreciate any donations, purchasing a membership, planning to visit in person, and sharing information about the museum with friends and family.
A Beaty membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation.

The best way to enjoy everything the museum has to offer is through membership. Benefits include year-round admission to our world-class museum, with over 500 permanent exhibits, rotating art exhibits, tours, activities, crafts, and more. 
Thank you for your support of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum!
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