BEES! brings interactive fun & learning to visitors of all ages.
This bilingual (English/French) exhibit offers an immersive and engaging experience for families. Get up close and personal with a queen bee, her egg, and larvae in a giant honeycomb model. Test your bee knowledge on the BEE ID Spinner, try doing a Waggle Dance, or do research at the Bee-Search Station.
Exhibit topics include indigenous bees, beekeeping equipment, bee products, and bees in popular culture.
Gain a newfound respect for this sophisticated insect and an understanding of how bee health is an indicator of the health of our environment.
Produced by Museum of Surrey in collaboration with Honeybee Centre with assistance from the Government of Canada.
Big Idea: Bee health and diversity reflect the impact of human actions on the environment.
Primary Audience: Families with children aged 4–14
• Public View (Myths and Truths)
• Conservation (Call to Action)
Sustainable design using low chemical, recycled, or reused materials.
• Immersive design
• 70 freestanding display birch panels with title and theme zone light boxes
• Bee and beekeeping graphics, photographs, and archival images
• Beekeeping artifacts
• Videos & photographs
• Climb-Through Honeycomb Model
• Bee I.D. Spinner
• Hive Interactive
• Live Hive Cam
• Hive Slides
• Waggle Dance
• Bee-Search Station
Languages: English, French
Rental Fee: $30,000 CDN
Shipping Cost: Additional
Minimum Rental Period: Negotiable
Size: Under 5,000 sq ft / 465 sq m
Security Level: Moderate
Number of Crates: 9
Total Crated Weight:
Original Objects: Yes
Supplementary Materials: Education, Press Kit