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.
Let curiosity curate your experience as you discover the 2.1 million plants and animals housed here. Get hands-on with the daily activities and special events that bring the museum to life.
Find the perfect gift for your nature-loving family and friends in the gift shop.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia, 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver.
Walking from Health Sciences Parkade: exit the parkade and find East Mall, along the west side of the parkade. Walk north to the 4-way stop, and cross East Mall at the pedestrian crosswalk. Follow the asphalt path that goes through the grassy area. Proceed up the ramp on your left, the front door is at the top of the ramp, under the breezeway. Video directions or detailed walking directions.
For directions by public transit or bike as well as wayfinding resources see our website.
Tuesday- Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
The Museum is closed Mondays and Statutory Holidays