Museum indoor & outdoor exhibits are open to a limited number of guests who reserve online in advance. The Museum is open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. Reserve tickets for the Museum at sbnature.org/tickets. // The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM. Tickets are available on-site only.

Annual Fundraising Events

The Museum hosts several significant fundraising events each year that provide important support of our education, exhibits, research, and curatorial programs. These fun and inspiring events include an elegant gala, a beautiful afternoon of premier wine and food tasting, the opportunity to purchase stunning landscape art, and a festive shopping spree from around the world. They also provide great opportunities to engage with like-minded Museum fans and make new friends.

Please join us for:

Natural History of Wine, Beer, & Spirits

Mission Creek Gala

Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

The Artist’s Table - Art Show

Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace