The Museum's outdoor spaces are open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM (reservations recommended). The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf's outdoor spaces are open Friday–Sunday, noon–4:00 PM (purchase tickets at the door). Indoor spaces are temporarily closed.
September 18, 2020 Date

Upcoming Events

Coastal Cleanup Month 2020
Saturday, September 19
We typically host a beach cleanup at East Beach as part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, but this year, we're protecting the coast by cleaning up our neighborhoods! Although...
9:00 AM–12:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, September 19
You never know what our naturalists will surprise you with on Saturday! You might learn from Dr. Chlorophyll about the plants that grow in our neighborhood, learn to identify...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Shark Sunday
Sunday, September 20
Meet baby sharks and compare the jaws of different species up close. Discuss the truth about sharks in the ecosystem—and how they’re often misrepresented by the me...
10:00 AM–10:00 PM
Last Day of Butterflies Alive!
Sunday, September 20
Our summer exhibit Butterflies Alive! ends on Sunday, September 20. It will return next summer and usually runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends. 
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Coastal Cleanup Month 2020
Saturday, September 26
We typically host a beach cleanup at East Beach as part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, but this year, we're protecting the coast by cleaning up our neighborhoods! Although...
9:00 AM–12:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, September 26
You never know what our naturalists will surprise you with on Saturday! You might learn from Dr. Chlorophyll about the plants that grow in our neighborhood, learn to identify...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Shark Sunday
Sunday, September 27
Meet baby sharks and compare the jaws of different species up close. Discuss the truth about sharks in the ecosystem—and how they’re often misrepresented by the me...
10:00 AM–10:00 PM
Eyes in the Sky - Live Birds of Prey
Thursday, October 1
Eyes in the Sky is Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s key wildlife education program featuring six birds of prey that were rescued and rehabilitated but, due to perman...
2:00 PM–4:00 PM
Eyes in the Sky - Live Birds of Prey
Friday, October 2
Eyes in the Sky is Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s key wildlife education program featuring six birds of prey that were rescued and rehabilitated but, due to permanent d...
2:00 AM–4:00 PM
Eyes in the Sky - Live Birds of Prey
Saturday, October 3
Eyes in the Sky is Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s key wildlife education program featuring six birds of prey that were rescued and rehabilitated but, due to perman...
2:00 PM–4:00 PM