Come touch a friendly shark, see how marine scientists work, and take in the spectacular Monterey Bay. Our exhibit hall offers a deeper dive into the adventure of ocean research here in Santa Cruz
and around the world.
Visit us and explore the fascinating world of marine science and conservation. We look forward
to meeting you!
The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a self-supporting part of the University of California,
2014 Whale of an Auction
May 8 - 22, 2014 - ONLINE! Proceeds directly support the Seymour Marine Discovery Center’s education programs.
GEMS Ocean Science Educator Workshop
April 26, 2014 - Engaging Students in the Core Ideas of Ocean Sciences.
See the new video of the Wharf Tour and learn more about exciting marine research behind the scenes and experience the spectacular surroundings of our location.
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