We are temporarily closed to the public.

Support the aquarium in this time of need.

Learn more about our response to coronavirus here.

Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to explore and understand the planet.

Upcoming Events

Facebook Live Thursday 2 p.m.

Facebook Live Thursday 2 p.m.

Tune into Facebook Live to ask your questions about our ocean world!

Facebook Live Tuesday 10 a.m.

Facebook Live Tuesday 10 a.m.

Tune into Facebook Live to ask your questions about our ocean world!

World Oceans Day 2020

World Oceans Day 2020

More details to come about virtual events on June 8

More to Explore on YouTube

Check out three new videos a week when you subscribe to our YouTube page. Don't miss behind-the-scenes peeks, moments of zen, and fun fact-filled videos. Tune in!

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Birch Aquarium Blog


Celebrating Endangered Species Day 2020

Happy Endangered Species day from Birch Aquarium! Read on about some endangered and threatened species we care for around the aquarium.

Gift Shop Bestsellers Read Aloud

Birch Aquarium is still temporarily closed to the public, but our gift shop teamĀ  wanted to share some of their favorite children's books for you to enjoy!

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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