New Tours, Open House for Educators, Digital Exhibitions and more!
New Tours, Open House for Educators, Digital Exhibitions and more!
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Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 School year!
The museum is open and we have a brand new lineup of tours and programs both in-person and online. We also have a variety of free, downloadable educator resources
Our team is taking all steps to ensure the safest conditions for our visitors, staff, and volunteers and as part of UBC’s commitment to the health and safety of our community, students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear non-medical masks in common indoor spaces. Careful social contact is encouraged and daily self-health assessment is required. Read all procedures for a safe visit here
  • This program looks at the diversity of living things and ways of describing and organizing the world around us.
Adaptations (Grades 4-7, Ages 9-12)
  • A curriculum-based program exploring adaptations and introducing students to the theory of evolution through natural selection.
Thinking Sustainably (Grades 7-10, Ages 12-15)
  • This program focuses on exploring different approaches to sustainability in biodiversity, meeting our needs and incorporating many perspectives.
Inquiry into Evolution (Grades 10-12, Ages 15-17)
  • Students will work in groups to unravel the history of organisms we see today, using an inquiry-based approach to learning.
Online Museum Tour (Grades K-12+, All ages)
  • Online tours to explore the six collections that make up the Museum: Tetrapods, Marine Invertebrates, Herbarium, Entomology, Fish, and Fossils.
Beaty Boxes

Book one of our award-winning Beaty Boxes; outreach kits with touchable specimens, information about UBC research scientists, and hands-on activities that explore biodiversity. 
October 22, 2021
Visit the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in-person or online for a professional development day! Learn how we can support your lessons with curriculum links in our exhibits, activities, and programs. Registration is required for both in-person and online events!

In-person: In order to maintain a comfortable visiting experience, book a timed ticket with the timeslot when you will arrive at the museum. Drop-ins are not permitted!
  • Visit to book timed-tickets
  • Select the date: October 22, 2021
  • Select a timeslot between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Select the number of tickets (up to 2 adult tickets for you and your partner, and up to 3 child/youth tickets for your children)
  • Enter promo code PDD2021
  • Create an account and receive your tickets via email
Online: Registration is required in order to gain access to the ZOOM rooms.
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. Follow us on our social media channels!
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