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Visitors and locals alike should visit the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. It is a working courthouse that offers free tours every day at 10:30 and 2:00 pm. The architecture is beautiful and the tower offers the best views in town.
Experience Santa Barbara's sandstone Temperate Climate Fountain structure, the huge archway entry, the interior white arched hallways with their shiny brown, tiled floors, the "Quiet, Court in session" signs, the Spanish tiled walls and stairs leading to even more impressive wall paintings, the Hall of...More
We had read that the Santa Barbara courthouse was something worth seeing. We stopped there and we were impressed with the Spanish architecture. You can go to the top tower and take in the city, mountain, and ocean views.
The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is a classic colonial-era complex that continues to function as a courthouse. While it can certainly invoke those days of oppression and forced labor on the local Chumash tribe, which is now thriving in spite of that period of colonial...More
The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located at 1100 Anacapa Street, in downtown Santa Barbara, California.
It’s a Spanish Colonial Revival style building.
The Courthouse is open daily and it’s totally free.
Visit are from Monday to Friday
from 8 am to 5 pm
We stayed on State Street so made a slight detour to visit the courthouse on our walk to the beach in Santa Barbara. Like most of the downtown of the city, the architecture is stunning, and to be able to go into the courthouse and...More