Stay connected to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and continue to explore the fascinating world of marine science and conservation through our virtual events and programs, even while we are temporarily closed to the public.
The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a community-supported marine science education center of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and your support matters now more than ever. You can keep our animals cared for and our educators teaching by becoming a member or making a donation today. Thank you sincerely.
OCEAN DISCOVERY SHOP NOW OPEN!
Saturdays, 11 AM–3 PM
Now–December 19, 2020
Join us for outdoor, in-person shopping this holiday season! Find gifts for all ages.
ADOPT A MONK SEAL
Support Hawaiian monk seal conservation—and enjoy a truly unique gift for the holidays—with our Adopt a Monk Seal package, available at the Seymour Center’s Seaside Shopping!
CALLING ALL STUDENTS!
Dive into the Seymour Center challenge to engineer an invention to solve a type of plastic pollution problem affecting our watersheds and oceans.
December 10, 2020
3:30 PM PST (special time!)
Tune in to our last Labside Chat of 2020 to explore the intricacies of marine mammal physiology with Shawn Noren, Ph.D.
Find events and activities for ocean-enthusiasts of all ages.
Stay informed about what's new and upcoming at the Seymour Center.