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

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

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What's New!

Arts and Crafts Festival

Sunday, December 7
Mark your calendar for our annual winter holiday celebration featuring local artists and crafts people who will tempt you with their ocean- and nature-inspired gifts. Enjoy crafts, musical performances, and the exhibit hall. PLUS, special late night shopping on Wednesday, December 17 for unique holiday gifts.

Behind-the-Scene Tours
Come discover a working marine lab!



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