211 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA
805-962-2526

Connect with Nature 
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center is located on Stearns Wharf and fulfills the mission of the Museum to inspire a passion for the natural world.

Get your hands wet at the Sea Center and discover the beautiful, the weird, and the fascinating.  At the Sea Center visitors of all ages can enjoy interactive exhibits, opportunities to work like scientists, a theater showcasing the wonders of the Santa Barbara Channel, hands-on close encounters with sea creatures, and a live shark touch pool. Children can crawl through a 1,500-gallon tidepool tank to see ocean life from a different perspective. The Sea Center is an engaging, interactive marine education facility that allows visitors to discover the fun in science and the wonders of the natural world.

Sea Center Admission

  • Adults: $8.50
  • Seniors (65 and over): $7.50
  • Teens (13-17 years): $7.50
  • Children (2-12 years): $6.00
  • Children under 2 years FREE
  • Museum Members FREE

 

Hours of Operation

Monday 10AM - 5PM
Tuesday 10AM - 5PM
Wednesday 10AM - 5PM
Thursday 10AM - 5PM
Friday 10AM - 5PM
Saturday 10AM - 5PM
Sunday 10AM - 5PM

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center

211 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
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