Seymour Marine Discovery Center - Places For Kids

Seymour Marine Discovery Center

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100 Shaffer Rd
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060


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Phone
(831) 459-3800
Hours
10 am – 5 pm (Tues – Sun)
10 am – 5 pm (Mon - Sun in July – Aug)
Tickets
Free Kids 2 and under
$6 Children ages 3-16, Students, Seniors
$8 Adults
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From the whale skeleton outside to the live dolphins inside, there's certainly a lot to discovery at Seymore Marine. The views can be worthwhile even if you don't make it around to all of the marine displays, and it's always a fun idea to be able to touch a shark. The touch pools expand that option to hermit crabs, sea stars, urchins, and many other small critters that would probably be out of reach in a typical tide pool. The giant lobster can be seen, but not petted, which is good – the claws are fearsome. Also, unlike the whale skeleton, the sea lion statues are sturdy enough for climbing, so that somewhat qualifies as a playground feature.
 
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* 2017 Deal: Buy one full-priced admission, get one free! Download the coupon here.

1. Closing days: Most Mondays except July through August, New Year's Eve and Day, April 20th, Independence Day, November 11th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day.

2.  This place participates in the Discover And Go program where you can reserve a FREE "Family Pass: Admission for One Adult and One Child (aged 4 - 16 years old). Check with your local library.

3. Community Free Days chagne every year, so check the website for updates.

4. Parking: Free but limited.

5. Free admission to kids aged two and under, and UCSC students with valid ID.

6. Join skilled guides on a 45-minute tour for FREE around the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and parts of...

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