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.

Annual Reports

Museum Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is committed to transparency. The following reports and statements reflect the activities, donations, and publications produced by the Museum and Sea Center each year.


2018 Annual Report

2018 Audited Financial Statements

2018 Non-profit IRS Form 990


2017 Annual Report

2017 Audited Financial Statements

2017 Non-profit IRS Form 990


2016 Annual Report

2016 Audited Financial Statements

2016 Non-profit IRS Form 990


2015 Annual Report

2015 Audited Financial Statements

2015 Non-profit IRS Form 990

2015 Internal Control Letter


2014 Annual Report

2014 Audited Financial Statements

2014 Non-profit IRS Form 990

2014 Internal Control Letter