Santa Cruz, California

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Santa Cruz, California, USA

Attractions in Santa Cruz, California


  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
    400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Next to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
    831-423-5590, The over 100-year-old Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a State Historic Landmark located on a mile of sandy beach, features both modern and classic thrill rides, restaurants,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Capitola Historical Museum
    410 Capitola Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95010
    831-464-0322, This museum features changing history and art exhibits and offers an extensive collection of historical photographs and artifacts pertaining to Capitola, the oldest... more info  map

  • Museum of Art and History
    705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Downtown, Corner of Front & Cooper Streets
    831-429-1964, Features of this museum include four galleries on three floors with art and history exhibits, an archives room for historical research, and three historical sites. more info  map

  • Santa Cruz City Museum of Natural History
    1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-420-6115, Visit woodlands, chaparral, grasslands, and a variety of marine environments as you tour this museum that features many habitats of Santa Cruz through the exhibit area. more info  map

  • Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
    West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located in the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse
    831-420-6289, The exhibits at the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum explore surfing culture from its early origins in Hawaii through over 100 years of surfing in Santa Cruz. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Seymour Marine Discovery Center
    100 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-459-3800, A seaside learning center in Santa Cruz that offers hands-on immersion into the world of ocean exploration and discovery. It includes hands-on exhibits, an aquarium,... more info


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