Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara

4.6
#4 of 14 in Museums in Santa Barbara
The mission of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is to preserve and celebrate the maritime heritage of the California Coast and present it to the public in an interesting and exciting way.

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  • Very informative docents, two level museum with history and current day all well presented as well as a number of interactive displays for adults and kids. Great location, restaurants on site as well.  more »
  • The Sport Fishing Simulator lets you sit in the chair once used by many Hollywood celebrities while sport fishing, hold a sport fishing rod and reel while fighting your choice of fish (tarpon, salmon,...  more »
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  • Lots of fun! Very interesting stuff and the treasure hunt for the kids was awesome! I love the drilling exhibit!
  • A fun place for everyone who is willing to enhance knowledge anytime. The collection of anecdotes in the museum is nice. Added simulator in the vicinity agrandizes the place. The staff is super polite and it's easy to navigate inside. There are restrooms on first floor and there is an awesome restaurant and a gift shop too. Overall a nice place.
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