The Museum is open Wed–Mon from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Lunar Eclipse Viewing

At Camino Real Marketplace, Goleta

May 15, 2022 / 7:46 PM–9:53 PM

Join the Museum and the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit for a free public viewing of a total lunar eclipse! We'll have telescopes, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and astronomy experts to answer all your questions.

This event will take place at the Camino Real Marketplace in the courtyard near the movie theater. The eclipse starts at 7:46 PM, with the moon going into full eclipse at 8:29 PM, and totality ending at 9:53 PM.

If you’re planning on staying for a while, consider bringing your own seating. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Related Exhibition: Space Sciences