Barbara Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way, Suite 190
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
to the Maritime museum is a wonderful treat for anyone. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is a must stop if you are close
to the Waterfront Center. Just looking through the periscope
is worth admission.
Located at the Harbor's
Waterfront Center, formerly known as the Naval Reserve Center, The
Maritime Museum features a balance of highly interactive exhibits,
such as the periscope. The periscope extends from the roof
for anyone to view. Just like an actual periscope from a
submarine, it gives you a 365 degree viewing radius. It is
absolutely the best exhibit at the museum.
museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting to the public the
maritime heritage and on-going educational platform to study human
interaction with the marine environment.
Summer Hours -
Memorial Day to Labor Day: 11:00 a.m. to
Labor Day to Memorial Day: 11:00 a.m. to
Youth - 6 to 17: $3.00
Children - 1 to 5: $1.00
Infants - under 12 mos: Free
Seniors - 62+: $3.00
Students - with ID: $3.00
Families - up to 5 persons: $15.00
The 3rd Thursday of every month is FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
Directions: Take the
101 to Garden Ave. Turn towards the ocean and follow it
until it dead ends on Cabrillo Blvd. Turn right and go past
State Street and past Castillo. Take the first left after
Castillo and turn left. There's usually paid parking in this
area. Follow the boardwalk towards the pier. The
Maritime Museum is to your right. If you reach Brophy's you've
gone too far.
P.S. After walking through this
historic museum you might get a little hungry, so you might want
to stop next door to Brophy brothers to get the best clam chowder
in Santa Barbara, guaranteed!