Ty Warner Sea Center, Santa Barbara, California
211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, California| Map |
Owned and operated by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and located on Santa Barbara's bustling Stearns Wharf, the Ty Warner Sea Center provides its visitors with an intimate look into the marine life of the Santa Barbara Channel. It features numerous exhibits and aquaria, which allow kids to get up close and personal with sea life. Visitors enjoy live tide-pool encounters, touching sharks at the touch pool, taking ocean samples and more at this interactive center.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Ty Warner, creator of the Beanie Babies toys, used some of his wealth to build this new sea center.
Address: 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, California| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun 10 am - 5 pm. Christmas Eve 10 am - 3 pm. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. More Info
Price: Adults (18-64): $8; Seniors (65+), Teens (13-17): $7; Children (2-12): $5; Children under 2: Free More Info