Open Wednesday–Sunday, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Last entry into the Museum at 4:00 PM.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Museum and Grounds
Butterflies Alive! is open May 29-September 6. There may be a line to enter the pavilion, especially on weekends.If the line is long, the line may be closed at 4:00 so everyone in line will be able to enjoy the butterflies.
Tickets are non-refundable. One date change is permitted when requested 24 hours prior to the day of your visit.
Many of our guests are under 12 years of age and not yet vaccinated. Masks are recommended and maintaining a six foot distance between you and anyone not in your household is appreciated.
For more information on what to expect during your visit, click here.