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General Agency Information
Name:Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Alternate Name(s):Seymour Center at Long Marine Lab
Address:100 Shaffer Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-459-3800
Secondary Phone:831-459-3799
Email Address:siglert@ucsc.edu
Website:seymourcenter.ucsc.edu
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Tuesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Description:In July and August, open Mondays 10:00am-5:00pm.
The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is dedicated to educating people about the role scientific research plays in the understanding and conservation of the world's oceans.

Visit a working marine laboratory. Explore the marine life of Monterey Bay. Enjoy exhibit galleries, aquarium, seawater table, touch tanks, the Ocean Discovery Shop and unsurpassed vistas of the marine sanctuary. Marvel at an 87-foot blue whale skeleton. Think like a scientist.

FEES: $6.00 adults, $4.00 students, youth (4-16) and senior citizens (64+). Free for children under 4 years of age. Members and UCSC undergraduates with valid ID free
Volunteer Info:Minimum Age: 15. Exhibit guides are trained to work in the exhibit hall and to work with live animals at our sea water table. Volunteers will learn about the wildlife in the Monterey Bay. Exhibit guides will also do hands-on presentations for the public.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:California (Central)
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Donations
Fees
Grants
Memberships
 
Contact Persons
 

Teri  Sigler

Related Agencies
Parent Agency:University of California Santa Cruz
 
Subject Headings
 Aquariums
Marine Conservation
Museums
Natural History Museums
Nature Centers/Walks
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified February 11, 2013