Family Activities

Bring the family! The Seymour Marine Discovery Center has tours, events and activities for all ages.

  • Family Tours

    Family Tours

    One of the best ways to learn about ocean science is to take a tour. Tours planned with our younger visitors in mind are scheduled every day. Find out more.

  • Sunday Seaside Crafts

    Sunday Seaside Crafts

    Get the whole family involved in a creative activity. Art and science come together for family fun every Sunday.

  • Face Paint

    Family Events

    Check out our Marine Masquerade Ball, World Oceans Day, and other informative and playful events happening year round.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

cover of new book: A Seal Named PatchesSCIENCE SUNDAY:
A SEAL NAMED PATCHES
Sunday, November 19
Come for the science, bring the kids, and stay for the book signing in the exhibit hall.

APPLY FOR THE STUDENT RESEARCH & EDUCATION AWARDS!
Applications for this Undergraduate and Graduate opportunity are due December 4.

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

Docent TrainingJOIN THE SEYMOUR
CENTER'S VOLUNTEER TEAM AS A DOCENT!
Docents lead daily tours, assist guests at the touch pools, educate the public about marine conservation, and so much more!

PARKING CHANGES
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.

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