Greg Gorga, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and Don Barthelmess, President of the Board of Directors, recently took a 5 day trip to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to cage dive with the great white sharks. What an amazing experience. See the video below. Diving with White Sharks SBMM 2019 from Don Barthelmess […]
Congratulations to all involved! Edhat article.
Maritime Museum Exhibit and Fundraiser Celebrate Bootlegging Legends
Hi Lis- (SBMM Education Director) A huge thank you to you and your team for coming to Girl Scout Day Camp! The girls had a wonderful time today. I love that you brought a program to make them think about change. It’s what Girl Scouts is all about! I would love to dig in a […]
National Geographic Channel’s “Drain the Oceans,” aired a new episode on July 1st titled “Buried Secrets of the Gold Rush.” The episode featured the CINMS shipwreck Winfield Scott, a side wheel passenger steamer that wrecked at Anacapa Island in 1853 with over 500 passengers and crewmen. This segment included interviews with SBMM Board Member Robert Schwemmer, […]
Our David T. Nidever Sea Mew is headed to Harbor Marineworks to be repainted and cleaned up.
This past week, SBMM, and all of Santa Barbara, lost an amazing member of our community when Jean Schuyler passed away. Jean, along with her late husband Barry, were one of our four Keystone Founders here at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Jean was a Past President of SBMM, and was extremely generous to SBMM, […]
Our new docents are ready to guide our group tours.
A blowout off the coast of Santa Barbara 50 years ago not only galvanized the community and state but led to a wave of environmental laws nationwide.
Our Volunteers worked many hours this year to make our Ranger shine! Thank you
Cambria Historical Society paying tribute to volunteers this holiday season The San Luis Obispo Tribune Bob Schwemmer, of NOAA and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, will be the keynote speaker for the Annual Recognitions Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24th