Ty Warner Sea Center
- 211 Stearns Wharf
- Santa Barbara, CA 93101
- Phone: 805-962-2526
- Fax: 805-962-3483
- Website: www.sbnature.org/seacenter
Remember when you were a kid and something WOW’d you? Discover that magic of wonder through art, culture, nature, and science at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Ty Warner Sea Center.
Explore the arctic ecosystems including the coast, tundra, mountains, taiga, boreal forests, 18 major rivers, two large lakes, and warm springs in Arctic Sanctuary at the Museum (open through January 8, 2012). Take a picturesque voyage to the southern colonies of British North America in the 18th century in Mark Catesby: Picturing the New World in the Maximus Gallery (open through January 1, 2012). View often misunderstood land and sea creatures with dangerous reputations and learn just how fascinating they really are in Dazzling & Dangerous at the Sea Center. Go on cosmic quest into outer space in the Gladwin Planetarium or simply immerse yourself in serenity along Mission Creek at the Museum or the majesty of the Pacific Ocean on Stearns Wharf. .
Humans have the power to change the course of ghastly harmful habits, and to fight the never-ending battle for good ocean health, noble stewardship, and the sustainable way on land and sea! Will you be the next super hero?
Exhibition entrance included with Sea Center admission. Get a membership to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and enjoy free admission to both the Museum and Sea Center, and free tickets to daytime Planetarium shows at the Museum. General Sea Center Admission: Members free; Non-members $8/adult, $7/senior, $7/teen, $5/child.
SB Nature Pass - 2 Attractions for 2 Days for 1 Low Price
Get the SB Nature Pass and discover nature at your leisure with a visit to both the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Ty Warner Sea Center for two consecutive days for one low price!
COST (includes admission to both the Museum of Natural History ant the Sea Center and includes the special exhibits)
* Adult $14
* Senior $10
* Teen $10
* Child $8
* Not valid with any other offer. Excludes special events. Photo ID required.
ABOUT THE SEA CENTER
Discover…Explore…Imagine…at the Ty Warner Sea Center located on Stearns Wharf. Owned and operated by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, the Sea Center fulfills the mission of the Museum to inspire a passion for the natural world. Visitors of all ages can enjoy interactive exhibits, opportunities to work like scientists, a theater showcasing the wonders of the Santa Barbara Channel, hands-on close encounters with sea creatures, and a shark touch pool. Also children may crawl through a 1,500-gallon tidepool tank to see ocean life from a different perspective. The Sea Center is an engaging, interactive marine education facility to discover the fun in science and the wonders of the natural world.
Hours 10 AM–5 PM. Exhibition entrance included with general admission. $8/adult, $7/senior, $7/teen, $5/child. Free parking for 90 minutes with validation. Get the SB Nature Pass and visit both the Sea Center and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History for one low price.
|Payment Methods Accepted||Cash,Master Card,Visa
|Monday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tuesday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wednesday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Saturday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Sunday||10:00 AM - 5:00 PM|