Become a Member

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

Basic Membership

Individual Adult (18+)* $35
Senior (55+) $25
Post-Secondary Students $25
Adult & Child $45
Family (Up to 2 adults & 4 children/youth) $70
Couple $60
Senior Couple (55+) $45
Post-Secondary Couple $45


*University Neighbourhood Association members receive $5 off individual membership.


Enhanced Membership*

Sustainable Supporter

add $100

Curator’s Friend

add $200

Collector’s Choice

add $500

Friend of the Blue Whale

add $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: Download membership form and return to:
    Beaty Biodiversity Museum c/o UBC Annual Giving
    500 – 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z3

Basic Member Benefits

Enhanced Membership

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.

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 +$1,000

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