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

Upcoming Events

Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 27
Eight-week class Wednesdays: September 29–November 17, 2021; 8:30–10:30 AM Meet-Up Locationssent via e-mail Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Mondays
Monday, November 1
Eight-week class Mondays: September 27–November 15, 2021 Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration in some of the region’s best birding spots. Explore...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Wednesdays
Wednesday, November 3
Eight-week class Wednesdays: September 29–November 17, 2021; 8:30–10:30 AM Meet-Up Locationssent via e-mail Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
Wonderful Waters: Early Closure
Saturday, November 6
Wonderful Waters exhibit will be closed from 1:30 PM until the end of the day for a private event.It will reopen on November 7 at 10:00 AM. Don't worry, there's more to explo...
1:30 PM–5:00 PM
Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Mondays
Monday, November 8
Eight-week class Mondays: September 27–November 15, 2021 Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration in some of the region’s best birding spots. Explore...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
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
Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Wednesdays
Wednesday, November 10
Eight-week class Wednesdays: September 29–November 17, 2021; 8:30–10:30 AM Meet-Up Locationssent via e-mail Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM
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
Fall Migration Birding Eight-Week Class: Mondays
Monday, November 15
Eight-week class Mondays: September 27–November 15, 2021 Join expert birder Rebecca Coulter for fall migration in some of the region’s best birding spots. Explore...
8:30 AM–10:30 AM