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A Vancouver icon, the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia is world-renowned for its collections, public programs, innovative temporary exhibits, and community connections. Perched on the UBC cliffs, the spectacular building overlooks the mountains and ocean.
The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) creates Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that encourage dynamic conversations about what was, is, and can be Vancouver. Permanent exhibitions tell the city’s stories, starting with an exhibition on the Musqueam First Nation's ancient landscape and living culture, continuing through the late 1970s.
Explore the wonders of the Universe at B.C’s top Space and Earth Sciences attraction, The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. Enjoy hourly shows in our immersive Planetarium Star Theatre, live science demonstrations in GroundStation Canada, and interactive displays and exhibits in our Cosmic Courtyard.
Get a unique perspective of the mountain town of Squamish and the surrounding alpine scenery, as you soar above it all on the Sea to Sky Gondola. Once inside the 8 person gondola with floor to ceiling glass windows you glide 2,900 feet (880m) above sea level, enjoying incredible bird's-eye views of nearby Howe Sound and majestic Shannon Falls. Get a bird’s-eye view of everything British Columbia, from mountains, forests, oceans and rivers.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is Vancouver’s natural history museum at the University of British Columbia. Stare through the jaws of a blue whale in the two-story glass atrium as you enter the award-winning building and descend into the museum. Explore this active research collection showcasing the diversity of living creatures of both the past and present.
Explore Vancouver’s Coastal Rainforest on this award-winning eco-adventure, deep in the heart of UBC Botanical Garden. Discover your adventurous spirit as you navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor. Stroll through our impressive Asian garden with over 400 kinds of rhododendrons, travel the continents in our alpine garden, explore our native rainforest garden and head back in time in our traditional physic garden overflowing with herbs and much more.
Rumble aboard our underground train as it rolls into authentic mining tunnels. Push up your sleeves and try our Gold Panning Pavilion where you can keep what you find. Engage with interactive exhibits and informative but informal tour guides sharing fun facts about mining, history and life at Britannia.