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Beaty Biodiversity Museum

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23 Reviews
Exhibition
Liked by 1
Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone: +1 604-827-4955

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A nice natural history and biodiversity building with an impressive blue whale in the entrance hall. Unusual in the sense it is more a collection of samples on display than exhibits. Not great for kids as it's a bit detailed but an interesting place for adults.

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  • sophieinyvr
    sophieinyvr
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    Amazing - best enjoyed with some background knowledge

    A must-see for students & adults with an existing love of nature, biology, conservation or evolution. With a small amount of background knowledge (1 university course or a few YouTube videos) you can ...

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  • Mellie2013
    Mellie2013
    Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
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    Amazing atrium and Big Blue!

    Loving this new glass building on the UBC campus. Drawn into the entrance by Big Blue, the blue whale skeleton from PEI. This building really showcases the skeleton! Unfortunately we were unable to...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571152416000+0800)/
  • Mike N
    Mike N
    Auckland
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    Different

    This is an unusual museum in that many of the bodies are hidden away in cabinets, a few are in glass cases and some are in drawers that you can pull out (including one with some interesting advice abo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570213303000+0800)/
  • lfomendes
    lfomendes
    Belo Horizonte, Brasil
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    A lot of information but with not much creativity in how to show it

    Another great cultural/science visit in the UBC area. A lot of information and examples of animals, plants and other beings in this museum. But after a while it turns into the same thing over and ove...

    Reviewed on /Date(1568633001000+0800)/
  • Suzie P
    Suzie P
    nottingham, great britain
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    Fascinating - but maybe not for the kids

    This museum takes you through samples of species of all manner of flora and fora going forwards in time from the primordial swamps. It's very much an archive of samples so it's rows of plants and bone...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562179694000+0800)/

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