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

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

VOTE US INTO NEW LEAF’S ENVIROTOKEN
PROGRAM
Now–December 16, 2019
Visit any New Leaf store to fill out a paper ballot and vote for the Seymour Center today!

JINGLE SHELLS
ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
December 15, 2019
Noon–5:30 PM
Shop for gifts from local artisans and celebrate the holidays–Santa Cruz-style!

GARY GRIGGS
BOOK SIGNING
December 18, 2019
6–7:30 PM
Our Ocean Backyard: Collected Essays, Volume 2

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Now recruiting for volunteer Docents. Join the fun and learn how to teach the public about ocean conservation and marine science! Apply Now!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
January 19, 2020
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Fishing for Conservation Solutions: Protecting Manta Rays from Our Seafood System.”

COMMUNITY FREE DAY
January 23, 2020
Enjoy free admission to the Seymour Center all day, 10 AM–5 PM.

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Inspire your students with the best field trip of the year! Discovery Lab field trip applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Apply NOW!

RENT THE SEYMOUR CENTER FOR EVENTS
Booking Now–Dec. 2020
Experience spectacular ocean views for your next social or business event! Inquire today!

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