In addition, this party venue is surrounded by restaurants, offers plenty of public parking, and a wide variety of on the ocean family activities, including whale watching, stand-up paddling, kayaking, sunset cruises, sailing, swimming and much more. Santa Barbara caterers and wedding coordinators love the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum for its convenient, beachfront location, and the flexibility it provides for all types or events and parties.
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, located in the Santa Barbara Harbor, is the perfect location for your next corporate event or wedding. Opened in July 2000, the Maritime Museum offers a wide variety of exhibits, featuring local stories of surfing, commercial diving and fishing, shipwrecks, the Chumash, the 1969 Oil Spill, and the Santa Barbara Channel. This is one of the premier event venues in Santa Barbara, and your guests can choose from a variety of event and reception packages.The Maritime Museum can accommodate up to 400 guests for a reception, and 150 for a sit down meal. The Munger Theater seats 88 guests and features an HD projector and large screen, perfect for business presentations or small, private meetings. Larger audiences can be accommodated on the main floor of the museum. The beach event venue is also perfect as a film location, and offers picturesque views of the Santa Barbara Harbor, the Santa Barbara Channel, and the Channel Islands.