The Natural History Museum of Santa Maria
The Natural History Museum, Santa Maria (the NAT) collection is organized by regional ecosystem exhibits.
The physical building is a Historical Landmark called “The Hart Home”. It was moved to the current location in 1973 from the corner of Curryer and Jones Streets after Lawrence Perry donated the building to the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society. The Home was built in 1877.
Hours of Operation
Wednesday – Saturday 11 A.M.- 4 P.M.
Admission is free.
School & Group Tours are FREE Of Charge
We only require an advance reservation of at least 48 hours. Please let us know about:
Class size and Grade level
Number of chaperones (we suggest one adult per 6 kids)
How much time your class has