A new museum featuring Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton will open to the public on Saturday (October 16) at the University of British Columbia.
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum, the latest addition to the Point Grey campus, has a theatre and 20,000 square feet of exhibits, which pull from UBC’s natural history collections of over two million plant, fungi, and animal specimens.
It’s currently showing the Flora of British Columbia exhibit, a look at the UBC Herbarium’s collection.
The museum is located in the Beaty Biodiversity Centre (2212 Main Mall).
It will generally be open from Wednesday to Sunday, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Admission costs $12 for adults, $10 for youths (13 to 17 years old) and seniors, and $8 for kids (5 to 12 years old). UBC faculty, staff, and students get in free.
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