Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105- Map It
(805) 682-4711

AAA Editor Notes

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol, features exhibits about birds, insects, mammals, marine life, geology, paleontology and Native Americans. A 74-foot skeleton of a blue whale is displayed at the entrance. Also featured are antique natural history prints, children’s books, a nature trail, an astronomy center and a planetarium.
$12; $8 (ages 13-17 and 65+); $7 (ages 2-12). Planetarium $4 (with museum admission).
Hours: Daily 10-5. Closed Jan. 1, last Sat. in June, Thanksgiving, early Christmas Eve, Christmas.