Explore the aquarium in Santa Cruz near luxury resort.


Museums Near Chaminade

Visit the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History during your luxury resort stay.

Santa Cruz Museums

Looking for an educational travel experience?  Visit one of Santa Cruz’s museums, just a short drive from Chaminade Resort & Spa.

  • The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History offers a variety of exhibits exploring this region's unique natural and cultural history. Located just 1 block from the Pacific Ocean and just 10 minutes from Chaminade Resort & Spa, the museum of Natural History is a great place to connect kids with nature, and inspire stewardship of the natural world.
  •  The Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory offers truly unique opportunity to visit a working marine laboratory. Complete with exhibit halls, aquarium, touch tanks, tours to marine mammal research overlook, and much more, you will not want to miss out.
  • The Monterey Bay Sanctuary Exploration Center, opening in July 2012, will be an interactive, multi-media eco-learning experience with hands-on activities, wide-screen real-time underwater video, and other exciting exhibits fit for the whole family.