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 Every Day July and August, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

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

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.

JOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Now recruiting for Exhibit Guides and School Programs Instructors - apply today for one of these exciting volunteer opportunities!

COMING SOON:
LOCALS "SEYMOUR"
IN SEPTEMBER
Santa Cruz County locals can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for free any Thursday this September!

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

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!

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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