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.
August 6, 2020 Date

Museum Events

Things You Otter Know Thursday
Thursday, August 6
Hear the story of sea otters from Sea Center interpreters and volunteers at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Inspect rare specimens from our c...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Feathered Friday
Friday, August 7
Talk turkey with our docents at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. They’ll share specimens from our collections to illustrate the fascinat...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, August 8
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, August 9
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–2:00 PM
Wet Wednesday: Explore Intertidal Wonders
Wednesday, August 12
Meet and learn about the local inhabitants of the intertidal zone: sea stars, sea snails, sea cucumbers, and more. Sea Center interpreters and volunteers are ready to answer y...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Things You Otter Know Thursday
Thursday, August 13
Hear the story of sea otters from Sea Center interpreters and volunteers at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Inspect rare specimens from our c...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Legends of the Halls – Digging into an Archaeologist’s Past
Thursday, August 13
The Leadership Circles of Giving Presents Legends of the Halls Join us in August for this virtual Members-only series focusing on some of the amazing past events and people...
5:00 PM–6:00 PM
Fossil Friday
Friday, August 14
Celebrate our region’s history of life with docents at the Museum’s Nature Nook on the wild side of Mission Creek. Check out ammonites and whale bones, and compare...
10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Naturally Surprising Saturday
Saturday, August 15
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
Art Meets Science: Contrasting Corals in Ink on Watercolor
Saturday, August 15
Expand your art skills and science knowledge from the comfort of your own home. Each class we’ll brush up on some cool science and then introduce new art media and techn...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM