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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History – Sea Center

211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA


Sea Center on the Wharf Surrounded by Pacific Ocean

Window to the Santa Barbara Channel

The Sea Center is the place to wow your guests with one of the best views of Santa Barbara’s coastline! This intimate space with expansive views is perfect for a cozy dinner, an enchanting cocktail party, and much more. Create lasting memories of your most special events with a backdrop to remember.

Located on Santa Barbara’s iconic Stearns Wharf, the Sea Center is a regional aquarium dedicated to inspiring passionate stewardship of our marine environment. Knowledgeable naturalists will help your guests enjoy hands-on encounters with local sea life like sea stars, sea anemones, and small sharks. Have a party with a purpose, and write off 50% of your rental fee as a tax-deductible donation to a registered nonprofit!

RATE: $1,000-3,000* / CAPACITY: 200 / WEBSITE: sbnature.org

*Rate varies depending on guest count.

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  • Address: 211 Stearns Wharf
  • City: Santa Barbara
  • Zip/Postal Code: 93109
  • Neighborhood: Santa Barbara
  • Country: United States