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,
September 23 - October 1, 2017
Join us for this annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem.
Beginning September 1, 2017, parking permits will be required. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!
Santa Cruz County locals can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for free any Thursday this September!
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Learn how to build underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in this fun workshop!
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