Museum open Wed–Mon, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Sea Center on Stearns Wharf open daily, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM.

Hours


Museum: Wed–Mon // Sea Center Open Daily

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. The Sea Center is closed Friday, August 5 due to Fiesta street closures.


Admission


Museum Tickets

Open Wednesday–Monday, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Closed Tuesdays

Adult (18–64 years) $18
Senior (65+ years) $16
Teen (13–17 years) $16
Child (2–12 years) $12
Child under 2 years Free

SNAP/Cal Fresh $3*
(for up to 4 people/visit)

Free for Members

Online reservations

Sea Center Tickets

Open Daily 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Adult (18–64 years) $13
Senior (65+ years) $11
Teen (13–17 years) $11
Child (2–12 years) $10
Child under 2 years Free

SNAP/Cal Fresh $3*
(for up to 4 people/visit)

Free for Members

Tickets sold on-site

COVID-19 Admissions Guidelines
Before your visit, please review our guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of our guests, staff, and collections.

*Museums for All 
Show a valid SNAP/Cal Fresh EBT card and photo ID at Admissions to receive entry to the Museum or Sea Center at $3 per person, for up to a group of four. For example, a family of four can visit by paying $12.00 total. This pricing works during all normal operation hours, and you can come back and use it again any time.

Blue Star Museums
Free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

School Field Trips
K-12 school programs at the Museum, Sea Center, or online

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.