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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!

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.

Behind-the-Scene Tours
Learn more about exciting marine research behind the scenes and experience the spectacular surroundings of our location.

Wharf Tours
Take a tour a half-mile out to sea—without leaving the shore



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