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The Central Coast Sights

Sea Center

  • 211 Stearns Wharf Map It
  • Santa Barbara
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 05/18/2015

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A branch of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, the center specializes in Santa Barbara Channel marine life and conservation. Though small compared to aquariums in Monterey and Long Beach, this is a fascinating, hands-on marine science laboratory that lets you participate in experiments, projects, and exhibits, including touch pools. The two-story glass walls here open to stunning ocean, mountain, and city views. Purchase a Nature Pass, available here, for discounted admission to the center and the natural history museum.

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211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, California, 93101, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 05/18/2015


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