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.
Face masks are required indoors per the Santa Barbara County Public Health order on 8/4/2021.
For more information on what to expect during your visit, click here.