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“Fun for the kids”

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
Ranked #20 of 178 things to do in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located on the water's edge of the Santa Barbara Harbor, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum contains exciting & educational exhibits set inside of nearly 8,000 square feet of Museum space. The Maritime Museum also offers a wide range of educational programs including docent tours, and Tall Ship tours. Admission also includes a series of films shown daily in our large screen, high-definition Munger Theater. Fun for the whole family!
Reviewed 12 July 2011

We took "Toot" from the Wharf across the harbor and landed in front of the museum. The price was great since we had a coupon. The kids worked on a scavenger hunt that took them to each exhibit--good planning on their part. There were lots of interactive things to explore as well. Lots of restaurants on the boardwalk as well. Took the Red Line Trolley for a quarter back to the Wharf. Fun trip.

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Reviewed 24 May 2011

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum team has assembled a wonderful collection, beautifully displayed, all in a fabulous waterfront location. In a few short hours I learned much about SB's sea history including glimpses of the Chumash Indians, Channel Island timelines, great wrecks including the PMSS Co. Winfield Scott, abalone fishery, etc. And a great hands on kids section.

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Reviewed 17 July 2010

This is down by the Harbor and has restaurants all around it. We stumbled upon it and wanted to give it a try. I think it is $6 for adults and $3 for kids if you have a big group. The kids get to do a treasure hunt through the museum. It was informative and a good break from the sun.

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Reviewed 26 May 2010

The employee's here know how to interact with children. We were so glad we went. Plenty on "hands on" interaction.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017
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