Rent the Museum

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. 

Museum Areas Available for Rental

Area Dimensions Capacity  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 ft 113 – Meeting $1,000/4 hours
Niche Café

 

800 sq ft 40 – Reception $500/4 hours

 

*AV specs for the Yap Biodiversity Auditorium – The projector is a Sony VPL-CH375, the resolution is 1900 x 1200, 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 

Facility Rentals