Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center

35 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Hours of Operation
  • Wed. - Sun., 10am - 5pm
  • A/V Equipment
  • Easels
  • Internet Access/DSL
  • Podiums/Lecterns
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Teleconferencing
  • Kitchen
  • Group Activities

The Sanctuary Exploration Center is an excellent place to host many types of events from meetings, to social gatherings, to workshops and receptions. With its fantastic location across from Cowell’s Beach and just steps from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the wharf, your guests have access to kayaking, surfing, and other water activities in the marine sanctuary. Patio included in classroom rental and is great for meals or other activities. Exhibits Hall balcony has great views and is excellent for evening events.

ROOM NAME Square Ft. Dimensions Theatre Classroom Banquet Reception
Classroom/patio 750.00 25x30 60 35 48 150
Exhibits Hall 6000.00 x 75 100 200
Info Last Updated
  • 07-16-2021