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!

Photo by Manuae of Nautlilus in the oceanFIRST SCIENCE SUNDAY OF THE YEAR:
January 21, 2018
CEPHALOPODS ARE THE NEW DINOSAURS

Into Africa book coverINTO AFRICA
A New Presentation by
Frans Lanting & Chris Eckstrom
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Docent TrainingHOMESCHOOL DAY
NEW DATE & TIME!
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 PM

Enjoy hands-on activities designed especially for homeschool families. Open to all—novices to experts!

GLOBAL OCEANS AWARDS GALA
March 24, 2018

This year's gala will honor Dr. Gary Griggs. This is a benefit event to support the education programs of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Now accepting reservations!

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start the new year with an inspiring field trip to the Seymour Center! Choose from three great ways to dive into scientific exploration and the Next Generation Science Standards.

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

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.

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