The Museum is open Wed–Mon, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Masks required indoors. The Sea Center is closed for renovations through spring 2022.

Schools & Teachers

School Field Trips 2021–2022

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History offers experiential, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-aligned school programs for elementary, middle school and high school classes. Live, interactive programs are available in person at the Museum and online, via Zoom.

For more information, contact 805-682-4711 ext. 108 or
Wednesday/Friday online, Tuesday/Thursday on-site

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Students on Museum School Field Trip, Bird Hall

Nature Collection Lending Library

For information on our educational loan service, visit the Nature Collection page.

Museum's Nature Collection