Exhibits

The Seymour Marine Discovery Center offers hands-on immersion into the world of ocean exploration and discovery. With a 20,000-square-foot visitor center, guests can touch a shark, explore the latest discoveries in ocean science, and take in the spectacular Monterey Bay. Powered by the Long Marine Laboratory, a world-renowned university research facility, our exhibit hall offers a deeper dive into the fascinating and varied work of scientists studying the oceans here in Santa Cruz and around the world.

Come visit Ms. Blue, one of the largest whale skeletons in the world! At 87 feet long and rising 18 feet above the ground, she is a sight to behold.

How often do you get to touch a shark? Touch a friendly one at our shark pool today.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Exhibits

Featured Exhibit

UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef

Now extended through Thanksgiving weekend, 2017!


Featured Exhibit: UC Santa Cruz Crochet Satellite ReefThe UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef is the latest whimsical and fantastical result of hundreds of people crocheting for months with huge quantities of colorful yarn and unfettered imaginations. Come see this exhibit through Fall 2017.

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