Museum open Weds–Mon, Sea Center open daily. Hours 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Members-only: Photos with Santa

At the Museum | Farrand Auditorium

December 11, 2022 / 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Take a free family photo with Santa Claus in Fleischmann Auditorium at the Museum!
You bring the camera, we’ll supply the photographer.

  • 9:00–10:00 AM - Pet Photos & Hot Chocolate
  • 10:00 AM–12:00 PM -  Family Photos

From 9:00–10:00, we’re throwing in some extra holiday treats. During that hour only, friendly and well-behaved pets* are welcome to visit Santa, and Members can enjoy free hot chocolate by the Museum Store (open early for holiday shopping). Check in at the iron gate near Chad the Blue Whale.

RSVP to or 805-682-4711 ext. 114.

December is a great time to take advantage of special Members-only savings.
In addition to your Member discount, you’ll receive $5 off every $50 purchase and $10 off every $100 purchase at the Museum and Sea Center stores from November 24 to December 31.

*Pets only allowed in designated areas ouside Fleischmann Auditorium, not in other Museum areas. Please have a plan for your pet so they aren’t left unattended.