2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA

The Museum is located just behind the Old Mission and offers visitors of all ages a wealth of things to see and do. Walk right up to a life size, 74-foot Blue Whale skeleton. Enjoy informative exhibit halls about marine life, fossils, and Native Americans. Contemplate the beauty of nature and the confluences of nature, history, science, and the arts in the Maximus Art Gallery. Browse and read in the beautiful Museum Library, including its excellent children’s collection. Wander and explore the Nature Trail along Mission Creek. Experience the wonder and excitement of space exploration in the Space Lab and Gladwin Planetarium.

Open Daily 10 AM-5 PM. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day and the last Saturday of June for the annual Santa Barbara Wine & Food Festival. Admission: Adults $12; Teens/Seniors $8; Children (2-12 years) $7. Parking is free. Get the SB Nature Pass and visit both the Museum and Sea Center.

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

2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Amenities

Amenities

Accommodations - General
100% Smoke Free:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
Senior Citizen Discount:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
A/V on site:
Yes
Bus Parking:
Yes
Free Parking:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Picnic Area:
Yes
Childrens Programs:
Yes
Amenities - Wine
Picnic Area:
Yes
Winery Events:
Yes
Attractions
Picnic Area:
Yes
Educational Programs:
Yes
Gift Shop:
Yes
Kids Programs:
Yes
Outdoor Activities:
Yes
Parking Available:
Yes
Water Activities:
Yes
Shopping
Boutique/Shop:
Yes
Parking:
Yes

General

Accessibility
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Green:
Yes
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