The Museum's outdoor spaces are open to the public. We have different activities each day, so check our calendar to plan your visit. Indoor spaces are temporarily closed. The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf's outdoor spaces are open on Saturdays and Sundays from noon–4:00 PM.

Bird Habitat Hall

Location: Museum

Description: Bird Habitat Hall has been newly refurbished and features eight dioramas depicting a variety of habitats in the Santa Barbara region. Dioramas include breathtaking landscapes painted by Ray Strong.

Capacity:

  • Seated dinner: 80
  • Cocktail reception: 100
  • Additional space available with rental combination

Audio-Visual Capabilities:

  • Must contact Museum-approved A/V technician for use of A/V equipment.

Internet Access: Yes

Parking:

  • Up to 150 cars on site.

Limitations: No smoking, balloons, confetti, or open flames.

Other Services:

  • Catering counseling
  • On-site coordinator & security

Price:

Bird Habitat Hall and Main Courtyard: $2,000

Our Event Manager, Meridith Moore, is available to answer any questions and schedule on-site visit and consultation. Contact her at 805-682-4711 ext. 112, or email at mmoore@sbnature2.org.

Bird Hall Rental