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.

Hours


Museum & Sea Center Outdoor Spaces Open

Museum's outdoor spaces are open from Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM. Online reservations recommended. Indoor spaces remain closed.

Sea Center's outdoor spaces are open Fri–Sun, noon–4:00 PM. No reservations needed. Indoor spaces remain closed.

Subject to change. Please check back for updated information.

Please read our Admissions Guidelines (COVID-19) before making a reservation.

Online Museum reservations >

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Closed early at 3:00 PM on Christmas Eve.
The Museum is closed the last Saturday in June for the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival.


Admission


Museum Tickets

Adult (18-64 years) $15.00
Senior (65+ years) $12.00
Teen (13-17 years) $12.00
Child (2-12 years) $9.00
Child under 2 years Free

Planetarium Tickets

Member free, non-member $4.00 (with paid admission)

Sea Center Tickets

General Admission $7
Child under 2 years Free

Group Rates
Rates and options for groups of 10 or more at the Museum and Sea Center.

School Field Trips
K-6 school field trip program options for the Museum or Sea Center.

Accessibility
Information on accommodations at the Museum and Sea Center.

Locations and Parking for the Museum or Sea Center.

Photography and filming are allowed at the Museum and Sea Center for personal use only.
To photograph or film for commercial use/publication, please contact marketing@sbnature2.org.