Museum outdoor exhibits are now open to a limited number of guests who reserve online in advance. Indoor exhibits are temporarily closed due to county health orders. The Museum is open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. The Sea Center will remain closed until March. Reserve tickets for the Museum at

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.


2019 Non-profit IRS Form 990


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