Procedures for a Safe Visit

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment. Careful social contact and daily self-health assessment are encouraged.

Visitors are welcome to either walk up in-person or pre-book a daily admission ticket online. Online tickets will be valid for the selected date, during regular museum hours.

The BBM reserves the right to deny entry or participation to anyone who doesn’t comply with the stated policies, procedures and visitor code of conduct.


Tickets can be purchased at our Admission Desk or Online. Walk-ins are welcome!

Special Admission Tickets

All visitors who are eligible for special admission privileges must present the respective valid ID, pass, or voucher to validate the special pricing at the Admission Desk to redeem tickets.

Complimentary passes include coupons or pre-paid vouchers (Access 2 Card, Tourism Challenge Privilege Passes, BBM complimentary passes, and UTown privileges).


The museum is open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesdays to Sundays.

The museum will stay open until 8:30 pm on the third Thursday of every month for the Beaty Nocturnal.

Tours and Events

Tours and Events

The museum is offering in-person tours or programs. Check our What’s On calendar and our In-Person Tours and Programs for more information.


Our store is open on the same days as the museum from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. To visit only the Beaty Museum Gift Shop, you do not need a ticket!

COVID-19 health and safety measures

  • A daily self-health assessment is required before visiting the museum. If you feel sick, please stay home.
  • All visitors and staff are asked to maintain careful social contact. Adults are asked to accompany children at all times.
  • High-touch surfaces are cleaned daily and hand sanitation stations are available in several key areas.
  • Research personnel will be accessing the collection during open hours; we ask visitors to please give them space to do their work.