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.
SHARK SCIENCE WEEK!
For a full week, the Seymour Center will celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes. Shark touching pool open every day!
The Seymour Center is open every day in July and August! Come explore your ocean and visit us 10 AM – 5 PM.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR UCSC STUDENTS!
Seymour Center has multiple positions open for UCSC students who want to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. To join our team, apply today!
JOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Interested in learning and sharing marine science and conservation with the next generation? Join the Seymour Center's School Programs volunteer team!
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