The REEF at UC Santa Barbara


The REEF at UC Santa Barbara

The REEF is an interactive aquarium facility located at UCSB’s Campus Point, which is the centerpiece of MSI’s O2C Program. Using the Next Generation Science Standards, UCSB undergraduate interns introduce P-20 students to diversity in the Santa Barbara Channel, hands-on exploration of our local marine ecosystem, and UCSB research in habitats throughout the world.
Public Hours
Have you ever wanted to hold a sea hare or lobster?
Come down to The REEF for Open Door!
We are open to the public every Friday/Saturday (except for major holidays) during our Open Door hours. The REEF is always FREE of charge.
For more information, please email our REEF Program Coordinator at [email protected] or call us at 805.893.8765.

University of California, Santa BarbaraMarine Science Institute, Bldg. 520Santa Barbara, California 93106-6150

805-893-8765 | website


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