The Museum's outdoor spaces are now open to the public. We have different activities each day, so check our calendar to plan your visit. Reserve tickets at sbnature.org/tickets. Indoor spaces and the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf are temporarily closed.

Past Exhibitions

Strange Science

Ended September 2

Colorful engravings of snakes, lizards, frogs, shells, insects, birds and plants will line the gallery walls this summer when we feature original prints based on a famous 18th-century cabinet of curiosities. More

Great Naturalists

Ended May 5

The exhibit profiles the lives of great naturalists who collected, described, and classified living things through their own observations and discoveries in nature. These naturalists were important figures in the early years of natural history as it changed from a mainly amateur pursuit in the 1600s to today’s specialized scientific profession. More