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 self-supporting part of the University of California,
Santa Cruz.

Days & Hours

Open Every Day July and August, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SHARK SCIENCE WEEK
July 22 - July 30, 2017
For a full week, the Seymour Center will celebrate Shark Science Week by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes. Come explore amazing shark adaptations!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
Sunday, August 20, 1:30 PM
The Bait and Switch: A Discussion Of Seafood Fraud In Los Angeles And Santa Cruz.

OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION
You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!

NOW HIRING
UCSC STUDENTS
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!

SEA OTTER AWARENESS WEEK
September 23 - October 1, 2017
Save the date for Sea Otter Awareness Week: an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem.

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