Beaty Biodiversity Museum

  • Department of Science
  • University of British Columbia
  • 2212 Main Mall
  • Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
  • Phone: (604) 827-4955
Curious by Nature? Experience the wonders of nature and biodiversity at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum, Vancouver’s natural history museum.

Stand face-to-face with Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton, 88 ft. long, explore the University’s rich biological collections of birds, insects, fish, fossils, plants and more.

Hands-on activities and entertainment for all ages. Visit the museum store and dine at the Niche Café.

Facility Info

March 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018

March 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018 Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC, Vancouver Reflect on the beauty and fragility of life through intimate photographic portraits of the flora, fauna, and fossils in our museum. There is a distinct eeriness looking at an image from this series by David Ellingsen. The dark glow suspending each subject is as compelling as it is unnatural. How will these photographs be viewed by our descendants and what will remain of these species, or their human viewers? As our planet enters another mass… more