Come Explore Your Ocean

Welcome!

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 community-supported marine science education center of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Days & Hours

Open every day, 10 AM to 5 PM July and August

Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
August 19, 2018
1:30 – 2:30 PM
People in a Changing Sea: Achieving Resilient Coastal Fisheries in an Era of Global Change.

Attention TeachersATTENTION TEACHERS
Apply NOW for the best science field trip of the year! Submit your application by the lottery deadline: September 6.

Summer HoursSUMMER HOURS
The Seymour Center is open every day in July and August! Come explore your ocean and visit us 10 AM – 5 PM.

Join our teamJOIN OUR TEAM!
Seymour Center is now accepting applications for the Admissions Coordinator position.

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Every membership includes free admission for 12 months and other benefits. Join or renew online today!

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR UCSC STUDENTS!
Seymour Center has multiple positions open for UCSC students who want to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. To join our team, apply today!

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Looking for a way to make a difference? Interested in learning more about marine science and conservation? Feel great, learn lots, and make an impact—that's what happens when you become a Seymour Center volunteer!

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