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

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
September 15, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Kelp Forest Resiliency: Life after Sea Urchin Grazing.”

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Inspire your students with the best field trip of the year! Discovery Lab field trip applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Apply NOW!

COMMUNITY FREE DAY
September 17, 2019
Enjoy free admission to the Seymour Center all day, 10 AM–5 PM!

SEA OTTER
AWARENESS WEEK
September 24–29, 2019
Discover the vital role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem during this annual recognition celebration.

YOUR DREAM WEDDING
Booking Now–Sept. 2020
With breathtaking views of Monterey Bay and access to the aquarium, the Seymour Center is the ideal spot for your Santa Cruz ocean view wedding. Inquire today!

TEACHER WORKSHOP
California Environmental Phenomena Summit October 3–4, 2019
Collaborate with local science experts and other educators to deepen your understanding of environmental phenomena.

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