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–5:00 PM. Reserve tickets for the Museum at // The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open daily, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door.
June 16, 2021 Date

Upcoming Events

The Natural History of Wine, Beer & Spirits: Birding and Buttonwood Winery
Saturday, June 26
The Santa Barbara region has astonishing bird diversity. Ask any birder, and you’ll learn that our region is rich in resident birds and seasonal migrants throughout the...
5:00 PM–6:00 PM
Online Workshop: Art Meets Science – Butterflies: Wax Resist Watercolor
Saturday, July 10
Flutter into the colorful world of entomology and watercolors. First, explore butterfly lifecycles, taxonomy and anatomy with Butterfly Pavilion Senior Manager Kim Zsembik. Th...
11:00 AM–12:15 PM
Science Pub From Home: Reef-building Corals’ Response to Environmental Stress
Monday, July 12
Coral reefs are suffering from rapid changes in their environment, like increasing temperatures and CO2 concentrations, but some corals are more tolerant than others. Universi...
6:30 PM–7:30 PM
Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival 2022
Saturday, June 25
Guests will sip and savor 100+ of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying a splendid summer afternoon in the Museum's oak woodland along Mi...
2:00 PM–5:00 PM