Facility Rentals

Home to Canada's largest blue whale exhibit, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum is a one-of-a-kind venue and the perfect place to host an event. 

If your group or organization is interested in renting museum space for an event please fill out the Facility Rental Request Form

Museum Areas Available for Rental 
AreaDimensionsCapacity Rates (subject to adjustment)
Djavad Mowafaghian Atrium, Collections and Tour

1,600 sq ft

200 - Reception

30 - Dinner

$3,000/4 hours
Djavad Mowafaghian Atrium (Upper & Lower)1,600 sq ft

200 - Reception

30 - Dinner

$2,500/4 hours
Djavad Mowafaghian Atrium (Upper Only)

1,600 sq ft

60 - Reception

25 - Dinner

$2,000/4 hours
Yap Biodiversity Auditorium*1,400 sq ft113 - Meeting$1,000/4 hours
Niche Café800 sq ft40 - Reception$500/4 hours

*AV specs for the Yap Biodiversity Auditorium - The projector is a Sanyo PLV-WF20, the native resolution is W-XGA (1366 x 800), the best computer resolution is 1280x720, it accepts VGA and HDMI inputs (HDMI gives the best quality), the screen is a 16:9 ratio, there's an 1/8" audio input and an XLR input, and the speakers are mono.

At this time we are concentrating rentals of our facilities to events that fit with the museum's biodiversity and educational themes. We are not currently accepting applications for events such as weddings and private parties. Please note that The Museum is a self-serve facility. We do not offer catering, furnishings and decor, AV support etc. For more details contact beaty.marketing@ubc.ca 

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Beaty Biodiversity Museum
2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.827.4955 Email: info@beatymuseum.ubc.ca

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