Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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Santa Barbara County Courthouse information

Location
Santa Barbara , USA
Address
1100 Anacapa St
Telephone
+1 805 962 6464
More information
http://sbcourthouse.org
Opening hours
8am-4:45pm Mon-Fri, 10am-4:45pm Sat & Sun
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Built in Spanish-Moorish Revival style in 1929, the courthouse features hand-painted ceilings, wrought-iron chandeliers, and tiles from Tunisia and Spain. Step inside the hushed mural room depicting Spanish-colonial history on the 2nd floor, then climb El Mirador, the 85ft clock tower, for arch-framed panoramas of the city, ocean and mountains.

You’re free to explore on your own, but you’ll get a lot more out of a free docent-guided tour, usually at 2pm daily and 10:30am on weekdays.