Pacific Museum of the Earth

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Pacific Museum of Earth
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Address: 6339 Stores Road
Building: Earth and Ocean Sciences
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Phone: 604-822-6992

The Pacific Museum of Earth (PME) is UBC's earth science museum. It features:

  • an 80-million-year-old Lambeosauras dinosaur skeleton
  • collections of minerals, rocks, and fossils from around the world
  • a secure precious minerals vault
  • a tornado machine
  • a dinosaur egg
  • amber encased insects.

The PME was founded in 2003 and offers tours for students, kindergarten through grade 12, and a teachers’ resource centre, which contains resources and materials intended to assist with teaching earth science in the classroom. It also contains a gift shop.

Admission is by donation.