Our summer Butterflies Alive! exhibit has ended, and will return next summer. Check our calendar to explore outdoor activities and plan your visit to the Museum or Sea Center.

Hours


Museum & Sea Center Outdoor Spaces Open

Museum's outdoor spaces are open from Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Online reservations recommended. Indoor spaces remain closed.

Sea Center's outdoor spaces are open Fri–Sun, 11:00 AM–4:00 PM. No reservations needed. Indoor spaces remain closed.

Subject to change. Please check back for updated information.

Please read our Admissions Guidelines (COVID-19) before making a reservation.

Online Museum reservations >

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Closed early at 3:00 PM on Christmas Eve.
The Museum is closed the last Saturday in June for the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival.


Admission


Museum Tickets (50% discount)

Adult (18-64 years) $7.50
Senior (65+ years) $6.00
Teen (13-17 years) $6.00
Child (2-12 years) $4.50
Child under 2 years Free

Free for Members

Planetarium Tickets

Member free, non-member $4.00 (with paid admission)
*Temporarily closed

Sea Center Tickets (50% discount)

General Admission $7
Child under 2 years Free

Free for Members

Group Rates
Rates and options for groups of 10 or more at the Museum and Sea Center.

School Field Trips
K-6 school field trip program options for the Museum or Sea Center.

Accessibility
Information on accommodations at the Museum and Sea Center.

Locations and Parking for the Museum or Sea Center.

Photography and filming are allowed at the Museum and Sea Center for personal use only.
To photograph or film for commercial use/publication, please contact marketing@sbnature2.org.