Museum open Weds–Mon, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf open daily; both 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
June 14, 2024 Date

Upcoming Events

Extended Hours at the Sea Center
Friday, June 28
Fridays and Saturdays from June 28 to July 27 the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is staying open until 7:00 PM! Take advantage of our special hours to visit when you can beat the...
10:00 AM–7:00 PM
Extended Hours at the Sea Center
Saturday, June 29
Fridays and Saturdays from June 28 to July 27 the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is staying open until 7:00 PM! Take advantage of our special hours to visit when you can beat the...
10:00 AM–7:00 PM
Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival®
Saturday, June 29
Tickets for this year's festival are sold out!
Sip and savor over 80 of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying a splendid summer afternoon...
2:00 PM–5:00 PM
Museum Opening Late at Noon
Sunday, June 30
The Museum will open at noon (rather than at our usually scheduled 10:00 AM) on Sunday, June 30. Thank you for your patience while we tidy up after the Santa Barbara Wine + Food...
12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Infrared Insights
Sunday, June 30
This 30-minute talk occurs at both 1:30 and 2:30 PM.
Join us among the stunning spacescapes of Images of Infinity for a discussion of the James Webb Space...
1:30 PM–3:00 PM
Dinosaur Safari
Monday, July 1
Join one of our experts for a time-travelling safari tour through Prehistoric Forest! Brave young adventurers will learn all about our favorite dinosaurs: where they lived, what...
1:30 PM–2:10 PM
Art Meets Nature: All-Ages Activity
Thursday, July 4
Come get artsy at the Museum this summer! Included with Museum admission, enjoy drop-in art programs every Thursday, June 20–September 5.
Bring your children to one of our...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
The Art of Science: Drawing Splendid Plumage
Thursday, July 4
Come get artsy at the Museum this summer! Included with Museum admission, enjoy drop-in art programs every Thursday, June 20–September 5.
View the antique hand-colored lithographs...
1:30 PM–2:30 PM
Sea Center Early Closure
Thursday, July 4
The Sea Center closes at 3:00 PM on July 4 due to Independence Day street closures.
3:00 PM–5:00 PM
Extended Hours at the Sea Center
Friday, July 5
Fridays and Saturdays from June 28 to July 27 the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is staying open until 7:00 PM! Take advantage of our special hours to visit when you can beat the...
10:00 AM–7:00 PM