Beaty Biodiversity Museum

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Beaty Biodiversity Museum
This family-friendly stop showcases the University of British Columbia's two million natural history specimens. Opened in 2010, the Beaty is a treasure trove of fossils, shells, fungi, plants, insects, birds, reptiles, mammals, and more! It also has Canada's third-largest fish collection, preserved in jars. The museum—the first of its kind in this country—strives to show how biodiversity evolved and why it's worth conserving. Don't miss the star attraction, a spectacular 82-foot skeleton of a blue whale, artfully suspended in the atrium. Hungry for more science? Hit the Pacific Museum of Earth across the street for more geological gems, including the bones of a large duck-billed dinosaur. Then make it a hat trick with the fantastic Greenheart TreeWalk canopy tour in the university's botanical gardens!
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2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
+1 604-827-4955
Tue - Sun 10am - 5pm