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.

Groups

The Museum and Sea Center welcome groups of 10 or more guests for a special group rate (by appointment).

If you are interested in booking a visit to the Mission Creek Campus – please fill out this Mission Creek Campus Group Visit Request Form.

If you are interested in booking a visit to the Sea Center – please fill out this Sea Center Group Visit Request Form.

If you are interested in booking a K-6 school field trip, please visit Schools & Teachers Field Trips.

Museum Group Rates

Adult (ages 18-64) $12 per person
Senior (age 65 and over) $9.50 per person
Teen (ages 13-17) $9.50 per person
Child (ages 2-12) $7.00 per person

Santa Barbara Sea Center Octopus

Sea Center Group Rates

Adult (ages 18-64) $7.50 per person
Senior (age 65 and over) $6.00 per person
Teen (ages 13-17) $6.00 per person
Child (ages 2-12) $6.00 per person

Terms & Conditions

  • Space is limited and reduced group rates for admission to the Museum and Sea Center are available to groups of 10 or more by reservation only.
  • Reservations must be made one week prior to your visit.
  • If Museum Members are included in the group of 10 or more they are required to pay group rate.
  • Groups must pay as a group in one transaction.
  • Admission to the Planetarium is not included in the group rate admission. Planetarium tickets cost $4 per person plus Museum admission.

To make your Group Rate Reservation please book one week prior to your visit.

If you are interested in booking a visit to the Mission Creek Campus – please fill out this Mission Creek Campus Group Visit Request Form.

If you are interested in booking a visit to the Sea Center – please fill out this Sea Center Group Visit Request Form.