Beaty Biodiversity Museum

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By phone: 604.827.4955


By mail: Beaty Biodiversity Museum
c/o UBC Annual Giving
500 - 5950 University Boulevard
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z3

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Become a Member today!

A Beaty membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people inspired by biodiversity, engaged with the natural world, and dedicated to conservation.

The best way to enjoy everything the museum has to offer is through membership. Benefits include year-round admission to our world-class museum, with over 500 permanent exhibits, rotating art exhibits, tours, activities, crafts, and more.

Membership Levels

Individual Adult (18+)$35
Adult & Child$45
Concession Couple1$45

1. Concession: Youth 13-17, Non-UBC Student, Senior 55+, Persons with Disabilities.
2. Family: Up to 2 Adults 18+, and up to 4 Children 5-12 and/or Youth 13-17 (Chldren ages 0-4 are free).

Sustainable Supporteradd $100
Curator's Friendadd $200
Collector's Choiceadd $500
Friend of the Blue Whaleadd $1,000

* In accordance with CRA guidelines, a tax receipt will be issued for the charitable portion of your membership (if applicable) or for any donations you have made.

Become a Member

  • Online
  • By phone: 604.827.4955
  • By mail: Return to: Beaty Biodiversity Museum c/o UBC Annual Giving
    500 - 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z3

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Basic Member Benefits

  • Unlimited general admission to the museum for one year, excluding special events and paid programs
  • 10% discount on admission for a friend (maximum 6 people per member, and per visit)
  • Invitation to members-only special events including three sneak-peek mornings a year
  • 10% discount on museum gift shop purchases (some restrictions apply)
  • Discounts on select public and family programs
  • Early registration to select courses, lectures, and special events
  • 25% discount on admission and membership at UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden
  • Email newsletter subscription
  • Select discounts and reciprocal benefits with community partner businesses

Enhanced Membership

To get even more out of your visits, choose one of our enhanced memberships. You will be making a valuable contribution to the museum and will receive a range of privileges that will enhance your experience. A tax receipt will be issued for the additional contribution, as it is a donation to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Your enhanced membership will directly support our education and outreach programs, our lecture and discussion series, and the hands-on experiences our visitors enjoy. Donations also support the work of our world-class researchers as they advance global knowledge of biodiversity, conservation, and natural history.

Everyone who signs up for an Enhanced Membership will receive recognition on our website.

Sustainable Supporter +$100
Basic Member benefits PLUS:

  • Invitation to attend one of three one-hour “behind-the-scenes” group tours of the museum

Curator’s Friend +$200
Sustainable Supporter benefits PLUS:

  • Invitations to gallery exhibit special events

Collector’s Choice +$500
Curator’s Friend benefits PLUS:

  • Invitation to a one-hour private tour of the museum or Biodiversity Research Centre Lab (lab tours dependent on availability of researchers)

Friend of the Blue Whale +$1000
Collector’s Choice benefits PLUS:

  • A two-hour private tour and discussion led by the Director of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum or Curators
  • Membership in UBC’s exclusive Wesbrook Society


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Beaty Biodiversity Museum
2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.827.4955 Email:

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