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Get the latest news and information about the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Learn about discoveries by our affiliated scientists.

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Find out about the latest and greatest at the Center and about our events and activities.

Press Release Archive

Browse our press releases for current and past news about the Center and about the discoveries of our affiliated scientists.

Our Ocean Backyard Archive

Browse articles from Gary Griggs, Director of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Long Marine Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz. Every other week he publishes a column in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about Monterey Bay and the ocean beyond.

Days & Hours

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

News

What's New!

SHARK SCIENCE WEEK
What makes a shark, a shark?

July 5-12
Come discover the amazing lives of sharks.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
July 19
Whales of Sri Lanka

Discover the unorthodox blue whales of Sri Lanka and Asha de Vos’ efforts to save them.

DISCOVER THE WHARF
30-minute guided tours offer insights into one of the longest wooden piers in the United States. Every Saturday and Sunday during the summer, at 1 and 3 PM. Tours led by Seymour Center docents.

ENVIROTOKEN SUCCESS
Thank you, voters for selecting the Seymour Center as one of six environmental organizations supported by the 2015-16 New Leaf Community Markets Envirotoken Program; starts July 1.

Calendar

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Stay informed about tours, activites & events throughout the year