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


2014 Whale of an Auction
May 8 - 22, 2014 - ONLINE! Proceeds directly support the Seymour Marine Discovery Center’s education programs.

Behind-the-Scene Tours
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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