Come Explore Your Ocean


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,
Santa Cruz.

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Science Sunday
Mapping Marine Mammal Health

Sunday, July 20
Join Dr. Claire Simeone, Conservation Medicine Veterinarian from The Marine Mammal Center for a discussion about the Marine Mammal Health Map project.

Endowment Challenge
Find out how you can support the Seymour Marine Discovery Center's Endowment and help us successfully meet our 2014 challenge.

2014 Whale of an Auction
Thank you bidders and donors!
Congratulations Stephanie G. of Santa Cruz
Winner of the Whole Foods Market gift certificate!


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