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 Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

GLOBAL OCEANS AWARDS GALA
March 24, 2018

The distinguished career of Gary Griggs will be honored at this elegant event. Proceeds directly support marine science education. Become a sponsor, or reserve tables and tickets today.

Science SundaySCIENCE SUNDAY
Sunday, February 18, 2018
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Carbon in California's Abyss: Told by sea pigs, time lapse, and a record-breaking roverover

Homeschool DayHOMESCHOOL DAY
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!

ATTENTION TEACHERS
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.

Congratulations SREA winnersCONGRATULATIONS
2017-2018
STUDENT RESEARCH
AND EDUCATION
AWARDS RECIPIENTS!

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