Days & Hours

Open Tuesday – Sunday

10 AM to 5 PM

The Seymour Center will close at 4 PM on Saturday, March 24, 2018, for the Global Oceans Awards Gala, our biggest    fundraiser of the year.

Holiday Closures

We are closed on the following days:


April 1
July 4
November 22
December 25


Adults $8
Seniors (65 and older) $6
Students (with ID) $6
Child (3-16 years old) $6
Toddler (2 and under) Free
Members (join now) Free
UCSC undergraduates with valid ID Free

Free Days

The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is open to the community free of charge on the following days:


February 15
September 20*
October 18
November 13
December 4*

*Sponsored by:


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

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Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM