Contact Us

Visitor Information, Education Programs, Business Office: (831) 459-3800

Admissions Desk, Ocean Discovery Shop: (831) 459-3799

Membership, Sponsorship, or other Donation Information: (831) 459-4568

Facility Rentals Office: (831) 459-1578 or seymourfacilityrentals@ucsc.edu

Volunteer Office: (831) 459-3854

Media Inquiries: (831) 459-4352

Fax: (831) 459-1221

Mailing Address:
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Location: End of Delaware Avenue, Santa Cruz, California

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM
Open Mondays, July and August
Holiday Closure, July 3-4

Spotlight!

BIG BLUE LIVE
A live television event celebrating some of the world’s most amazing marine creatures airing August 31 – September 2 at 8 PM on PBS.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
September 20
EVOLUTION IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

Join assistant professor Eric Palkovacs as he describes the way humans are shaping evolution on our planet today, through his work focusing on freshwater and marine ecosystems.

2015-2016
SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Attention Teachers!
Information and applications now available for K-14 marine science education programs at the Seymour Center.

SEA OTTER
AWARENESS WEEK
September 20-26

Visit the Seymour Center all week for special otter activities. Free public lecture, September 23, 7PM.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE
VOLUNTEER!
Now recruiting for volunteers for two programs: School Programs Instructors and Exhibit Guides. Join the fun!

OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION
You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!

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