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.
October 27, 2021 Date

Featured Events

Science Pub from Home: Fish Pee in the Sea!
Monday, November 8
Did you know that fish pee? Did you also know that their pee is full of nutrients that help support kelp forests? Tune in to hear June Shrestha, M.S., speak about the surprisi...
6:30 PM–7:30 PM
Beach Cleanup
Wednesday, November 10
Be a part of the solution to marine pollution! Get sandy and sun-kissed while you participate in a noble cause - collecting and categorizing marine debris! East Beach surely...
2:30 PM–4:30 PM
Estate Planning Essentials Workshop
Sunday, November 14
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s Planned Giving Advisory Council will present a free, two-hour public workshop on the essentials of estate and legacy planni...
3:00 PM–5:00 PM
Beach Cleanup
Wednesday, December 8
Be a part of the solution to marine pollution! Get sandy and sun-kissed while you participate in a noble cause - collecting and categorizing marine debris! East Beach surely...
2:30 PM–4:30 PM
Science Pub from Home: Buzzing about Santa Barbara’s Bee Diversity
Monday, December 13
Did you know that Santa Barbara is home to over one hundred different species of bees? Most of these don’t live in hives or make honey, but they play key roles in our e...
6:30 PM–7:30 PM
Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival®
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