The Museum is open Wed–Mon, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Masks required indoors. The Sea Center is closed for renovations through spring 2022.
December 8, 2021 Date

Upcoming Events

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
Natural History of Wine, Beer, and Spirits: Marine Animal Care and Cutler’s Artisan Spirits
Saturday, January 8
Meet Lead Aquarist Nora Frank, M.S., and peek behind the scenes at her work caring for hundreds of live animals at the Sea Center, from Giant Pacific Seahorses to the endanger...
3:30 PM–5:00 PM
Science Pub from Home: Fishes of Southern California Oil & Gas Platforms
Monday, January 10
Offshore oil and gas drilling platforms: whatever you think of them, don’t let your views stay superficial. Find out what’s going on beneath the ocean’s surf...
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