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.
NEW DATE & TIME!
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Enjoy hands-on activities designed especially for homeschool families. Open to all—novices to experts!
GLOBAL OCEANS AWARDS GALA
March 24, 2018
This year's gala will honor Dr. Gary Griggs. This is a benefit event to support the education programs of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Now accepting reservations!
Start the new year with an inspiring field trip to the Seymour Center! Choose from three great ways to dive into scientific exploration and the Next Generation Science Standards.
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.
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