The Museum and Sea Center are closed until it is safe to reopen, but we are working hard on our summer Butterflies Alive! exhibit and look forward to welcoming you soon!

Farrand Auditorium

Location: Museum

Description: Moderate-sized auditorium for meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Ambiance: Dark gray carpet and wood panelled walls.


  • Theatre Style: 81
  • Additional space available with rental combination

Facilities: Permanent fixed seating.

Audio-Visual Capabilities:

  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Podium
  • Arrangements for audio visual need to be made with event manager

Internet Access: Yes


  • Up to 150 cars on site.

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

Other Services:

  • Catering counseling
  • On-site coordinator & security

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