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


The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center are places of community, learning, and scientific research where we host visitors, scholars, and students from all over the world, as well as share our passion for the natural world and serve the educational needs of our local community.

If you are interested in becoming an Annual Corporate Sponsor, please contact Development Officer Becca Summers at 805-682-4711 ext. 111

2021 Corporate Sponsors

American Riviera Bank

Beam Suntory

Buttonwood Farm Winery

Carl Zeiss Microscopy

Channel Islands Expeditions

Citizens Business Bank

City of Santa Barbara

Condor Express

Cutler’s Artisan Spirits


Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc.

First American Title Company

Flowers and Associates

Grassini Family Vineyards

Homeowners Financial Group

Hub International Insurance Services

Island Packers

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society

Margerum Wine Company

Mission Wealth

Montecito Bank & Trust

Network for Good

Orchid Society of Santa Barbara

Price, Postel & Parma LLP

Rincon Brewery

Santa Barbara Estate Planning and Elder Law

Schipper Construction

Southern California Edison

The Lampson Team

Town and Country Event Rentals

Valle Verde

Village Properties