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


SHARE THE LOVE - Shadowbrook fundraiser to benefit the Seymour Center - February 10
Join the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Shadowbrook for Community Tuesday. The Shadowbrook Restaurant gives back one-third of the evening’s food and beverage sales to the Seymour Center, IF you tell them you are there to support us. Come have a wonderful meal and do good at the same time!

February 15
Elephant Seals

Technology and the Quest to Protect Elusive Marine Mammals on the High Seas.

See the "inside" of a working marine lab. Daily tours and behind-the-scene tours are available at the Seymour Center. Come, learn, enjoy!


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