Museum reopens to public February 20
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.
Museum Tickets (Reservations Required)
Open Wednesday–Sunday, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Starting February 20, 2021 Museum outdoor exhibits including Prehistoric Forest, Dinorama, and the Museum Backyard are open to a limited number of guests who reserve online in advance. Indoor exhibits are temporarily closed due to county health orders.
Adult (18–64 years) $15
Senior (65+ years) $12
Teen (13–17 years) $12
Child (2–12 years) $9
Child under 2 years Free
Free for Members
Member free, non-member $4.00 (with paid admission)
Sea Center Tickets
The Sea Center is temporarily closed until March.
Rates and options for groups of 10 or more at the Museum and Sea Center.
School Field Trips
K-12 school field trip program options for the Museum or Sea Center.
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 email@example.com.