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

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Sunset and Superheroes

Sunset and Superheroes

Join us for a special 21+ evening event

Oddities Member Preview Night

Oddities Member Preview Night

Member-Exclusive Exhibit Preview

Full Moon Pier Walk

Full Moon Pier Walk

Explore Scripps Pier (Normally Closed to the Public)

New Comic Book-Inspired Exhibit Opens June 29

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, it’s a … Giant Tube Worm? Our new exhibit opens this summer!

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Wrapping Up the Year with Kearny High

It was a great year seeing the Kearny High School student's film project come to life! Take a look at our recap..

Exploring Ocean STEM Careers Night 2018

Ocean STEM Careers Night is an opportunity for students to learn about the diverse world of Oceanography, meet scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium, and learn about career paths that they didn’t even know existed.

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Programs for students and teachers

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