Field Trip Calendar

Find availability for Discovery Lab & Tours, Reserved School Tours, or Self-guided Exhibit Explorations for K-12 and Community College classes here.

Discovery Lab & Tours

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Friday, October 15, 2019 – May 29, 2020.

  • Discovery Lab applications received by the lottery deadline (September 5, 2019) have the best selection of program dates and times.
  • Applications received after the lottery deadline will be contacted with available dates and times after all lottery applications have been scheduled.

Dates available: See the most current list of dates and times available.

See Discovery Lab Scheduling for more information.

Reserved School Tour

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Sunday, year-round; Monday also available in July-August.

Reserved School Tours may not be booked on Community Free Days (9/17/19, 10/17/19, 11/12/19, 12/6/19).

  • Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance year round, and far in advance for spring.
  • Available slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you are interested in a Reserved School Tour, please review the information on our Field Trips page, then call (831) 459-3800 to make a reservation.

Self-guided Exhibit Exploration

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Sunday, year round; Monday also available in July-August.

Self-guided Exhibit Explorations may not be booked on Community Free Days (9/17/19, 10/17/19, 11/12/19, 12/6/19).

  • Advance reservations required year round, and far in advance for spring.
  • Available slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you are interested in a Self-guided Exhibit Exploration, please review the information on our Field Trips page, then call (831) 459-3800 to make a reservation.

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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