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The Sea Center offers the following exhibitions which are included with general admission.

Shark Cove

Shark Cove
Now open at the Sea Center

Come face to face with surprisingly docile marine predators - coastal sharks and rays, see baby sharks still in their translucent egg cases, explore interactive exhibits that highlight a shark’s world, and enjoy the ever-popular shark touch pool!

Be sure to visit the Sea Center and get more than a bite-sized experience.

Intertidal Wonders
Now open at the Sea Center

Get your hands wet at the Sea Center as you explore the wonders and beauty of local marine life in the new Intertidal Wonders touch pools. Feel the stickiness of a sea anemone tentacle or cradle a hermit crab in the palm of your hand. Trained naturalists will be on hand to guide you in the discovery of textures, shapes, and biology of a variety of marine invertebrates that call
the Santa Barbara coast their home.

Jellies Santa Barbara Sea life

JELLIES & friends
Now open at the Sea Center

Enter the mesmerizing world of JELLIES & friends and watch these elegant animals as they undulate, pulse, swim, slither and move gracefully through the water. Experience the beauty and wonder of our local soft-bodied marine life. Made mostly of water, they are 100% captivating.

Exhibit sponsored by:
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0 to 60: An Underwater Adventure
from the Equator to Alaska

A photographic exhibit by Richard Salas
Now open

Visit the Sea Center and  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, to experience the whole 4,000-mile adventure!



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