Moon jellies at Birch Aquarium. Photo by Chad Creviston
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See more than 3,000 fish in 60+ habitats plus a museum on ocean & earth science! Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Open 9-5 daily.
Our new exhibit ElasmoBeach is now OPEN. Learn more about ElasmoBeach here.
::NOTE:: Construction project adjacent to the aquarium parking lot may cause delays. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Purchase tickets online or from the ticket booth when you arrive.
Walkups (year-round): $12
Enjoy oceans of savings and support the aquarium by becoming an annual member. Members receive free admission, discounts, and invitations to members-only events.