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Seymour Marine Discovery Center

Seymour Marine Discovery Center Review

Part of Long Marine Laboratory at UCSC's Institute of Marine Sciences, the center looks more like a research facility than a slick aquarium. Interactive exhibits demonstrate how scientists study the ocean, and the aquarium displays creatures of interest to marine biologists. The 87-foot blue whale skeleton is one of the world's largest. Sign up for a tour when you arrive. Tours take place at 11, 1, 2, and 3.

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  • Address: 100 Shaffer Rd., off Delaware Ave., west of Natural Bridges State Beach Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | Map It
  • Phone: 831/459–3800
  • Cost: $6
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. noon–5
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  • Location: Santa Cruz
Updated: 05-20-2013

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