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.

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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Telephone: (805) 682-4711
Fax: (805) 569-3170
info@sbnature2.org
membership@sbnature2.org

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center
211 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Telephone: (805) 962-2526
Fax: (805) 962-3483
admissions-sc@sbnature2.org

Open Daily 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Closing early at 3:00 PM on Christmas Eve. The Museum is closed the last Saturday in June for the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival™.