FREE General Admission for Teachers!

Receive complimentary admission for you and one guest when you show ID or proof of membership with a teacher association, such as the BCTF or an accredited home learner association. We suggest visiting prior to your field trip to become familiar with our space and specimens. You can explore our museum terminology sheet or download our Field Trip Planning PDF from our Open House to help you plan your visit.

Click here to view and download a PDF version of our visitor guide. Hard copies are available at the front desk for your visit.

Looking for online resources? This museum blog gathers together all our online offerings, such as lesson plans, activities, online exhibitions, videos, and favourite resources in one place.

Teacher Tours

As an educator, how can you help facilitate student learning at the museum? The museum contains a wide variety of specimens and information, which can be catered to learners of all ages. We offer both onsite and online tours of the museum for teachers.

At the museum

On this unique tour, appropriate for teachers of all grades and ages, you will explore strategies to utilize the museum as part of your teaching plan. Learn about the museum’s collections, programs, activities, resources, and more!

This tour is appropriate for educators looking for a group outing or professional development day. Book this free tour.

Online Teacher Tour

Join us for a tour of our virtual exhibitions and resources, including the History Alive! award-winning Perspectives on Biodiversity – Sturgeon Knowledge Web.

On this 60-minute virtual tour and discussion, appropriate for teachers of all subjects, grades and ages, you will explore strategies to utilize First Peoples and Biodiversity-themed museum resources as part of your teaching plan.

Learn about our digital exhibitions, resources, collections, programs, and more! Though we will focus on the Beaty Museum’s collection, many of the ideas we explore will apply to other museums and field trip sites. We encourage you to ask lots of questions, and invite you to explore the museum at a later date for no charge with your teacher ID.

This tour is appropriate for educators looking for a group development session and is free of charge. This offering will be available on ZOOM with registration. Target Audience: Educators Grades K-12

Book this virtual session using our online booking form.

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Contact Us

Beaty Biodiversity Museum Front Desk Staff
Tel: 604-827-4955
Fax: 604-822-0686
Email: bookings@beatymuseum.ubc.ca