Museum Store


Winter Open House and Holiday Sale
December 1-3
FREE Admission

Enjoy nature’s gifts and explore the Museum of Natural History during our Winter Open House. Celebrate the season with crafts and activities, and take advantage of our store-wide sale to find something special for the nature-lovers in your life. Plus complimentary hot cider and cookies!

10% Off for the public
15% Off for Museum Members
20% Off for Pilkington level Members and above

Join or renew your membership today!

The Museum Store is a great resource for unique nature-themed gifts:

  • Natural history books and field guides
  • Unique animal and nature ornamentsstore-nov-2016
  • Educational toys for exploring nature and understanding science
  • Jewelry, candles, greeting cards and more from local artists
  • T-shirts, hats and onesies for nature lovers
  • Children’s books- great for the classroom or budding naturalists

The Museum Store also carries several books which are not available anywhere else:

  • Fossil Sharks and Rays of the Southern Santa Cruz Mountains by Frank Perry
  • Fossil Invertebrates and Geology of the Marine Cliffs at Capitola, CA by Frank Perry
  • Reminiscences of Seabright by Miss Forbes

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

We also encourage you to visit the store at the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum located inside the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse on West Cliff Drive. Among the surfboards, photographs and other memorabilia on display, the Surfing Museum store offers books and other surfing-related items.