Field Trips

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Mission Canyon Campus and Sea Center offer school groups unique learning experiences aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Download 2018-2019 School Program Guide

Reservations are required for all programs

Booking Directly

Museum School Programs or call 805-682-4711 ext. 108.

Sea Center School Programs or call 805-962-2526 ext. 108

OR Fill out a Class Booking Information form. A staff person will follow-up within five business days to complete your registration. 

Museum School Programs Class Booking Information Form
Sea Center School Programs Class Booking Information Form


Museum of Natural History Mission Canyon Campus
$100 per day, per class

Sea Center
$50 per day, per class October-February; $100 per class March-May

A non-refundable $50 registration fee is required to reserve your day (in addition to the full cost of the program) unless paid in full when booking.

Title I School Financial Assistance

The Museum offers a limited number of scholarships to Title I schools who qualify. For eligibility, please inquire upon booking. All field trips that qualify for financial assistance must pay a $50.00 non-refundable booking fee (per visit, per class) to secure their reservation.

Fees, Terms & Conditions

All payments are non-refundable. No date changes once booked. All Programs run rain or shine and are non-refundable. Per class fee includes 1 free adult for every 5 students. Additional adults must pay regular admission costs.