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.
May 29, 2022 Date

All Ages Events

Members’ Party
Friday, June 10
This event is sold out. Join us for a Members-only party to celebrate the opening of the dazzling summer exhibit Rare Earth. Experience the all-new exhibit a day before it op...
5:00 PM–7:30 PM
World Oceans Day | Free Admission
Saturday, June 11
Come celebrate World Oceans Day at the Sea Center with free admission for all on Saturday, June 11! Sponsored by the UCSB Associated Students Coastal Fund
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, June 11
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
8:30 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, July 9
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
8:30 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, August 13
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, September 10
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
8:00 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, October 8
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
7:30 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, November 12
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
7:00 PM–10:00 PM
Star Party
Saturday, December 10
The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.Join Museum a...
7:00 PM–10:00 PM