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Kids Free in October
October 1–31

Kids (12 and under) can visit Birch Aquarium and 40+ other museums in San Diego for free during the month of October. To redeem this offer, visit and download (or save to your mobile device) the coupon.
Coupon must be presented at the time of ticket purchase*. Limit 2 children per accompanying paid adult. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer. Not valid for Haunted Aquarium.

*Deal is only valid with tickets purchased at gate


UC San Diego Free Week
September 28 – October 4

UC San Diego students, faculty, and staff receive FREE admission to Birch Aquarium at Scripps in celebration of UC San Diego Welcome Week. The offer is only available to UC San Diego employees and students — limit one ticket per employee or student, per visit — and cannot be combined with other offers. Show your current UC San Diego ID card or pay stub at the ticket booth to receive the offer.

Receive $2 off adult admission (up to four people) when you check in using the Foursquare app on your smart phone. To receive the discount, download the app at the Apple Store or Android Market, then "Check-In". Show the check-in screen on the app at the ticket booth. Not valid with other offers. More info.

Enjoy access to San Diego's best museums, tours and attractions (including Birch Aquarium at Scripps) for one low price with the San Diego Go Card.

AAA cardholders receive $1 off admission for up to four visitors by showing their AAA membership card when purchasing tickets.


AARP members receive 25% off admission for up to six visitors by showing their AARP membership card when purchasing tickets.



Birch Aquarium at Scripps offers free admission to UCSD Alumni Associates and Benefactors who present their Alumni Access Card when purchasing tickets. Limit one ticket per member, per visit.

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