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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center

35 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Hours of Operation
  • Wed. - Sun., 10am - 5pm
Type of Activity
  • Museums
  • Points of Interest
  • Tours
  • Shopping Specialty Items
  • Heritage Tourism

The free admission Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center is just steps from the Santa Cruz Wharf and Beach Boardwalk. The Exploration Center features engaging interactive and multimedia exhibits to immerse you in the remarkable underwater environment of the sanctuary. Visitors can drive an underwater submersible, feed a turtle jellyfish and guide it on its journey across the Pacific or go anywhere in the world via Google’s Liquid Galaxy. It’s a wonderful experience for families and is enjoyed by all ages!

Info Last Updated
  • 01-01-1970

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