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Group Bookings FAQ

Summer 2023 Group Bookings at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

This summer, we are delighted to be able to offer special rates at the Museum for groups that book two or more weeks in advance.

What size is a group?

A group is defined as 10-50 people.

How much is admission for groups?

During the summer (June 5–September 1, 2023, excluding the month of July) we offer the following discounted rates on weekdays only, for groups that book two weeks or more in advance:

  • $15 for adults/seniors   
  • $12 for children/teens  

When do I pay admission?

We ask that admission be paid in full at least 2 weeks prior to the visit date. You make payment for your group with our bookings coordinator.

Is there parking available for groups?

At the Museum:

  • Cars may park in our general parking lot (if there are spaces available).   
  • Buses can park on Puesta del Sol (NOT in the Museum lot). 

How do I book my group reservation?

Click here to submit your request for a group visit to the Museum.

Our bookings coordinator will be in touch within 5 business days to complete your booking.