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 self-supporting part of the University of California,
A SEAL NAMED PATCHES
Sunday, November 19
Come for the science, bring the kids, and stay for the book signing in the exhibit hall.
APPLY FOR THE STUDENT RESEARCH & EDUCATION AWARDS!
Applications for this Undergraduate and Graduate opportunity are due December 4.
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!
JOIN THE SEYMOUR
CENTER'S VOLUNTEER TEAM AS A DOCENT!
Docents lead daily tours, assist guests at the touch pools, educate the public about marine conservation, and so much more!
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.
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