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

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Full Moon Pier Walk

Full Moon Pier Walk

Explore Scripps Pier at Sunset

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

See local sharks with aquarium naturalists

Green Flash Concert Series

Where the sunset always rocks!

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Birch Aquarium Blog


Behind the Scenes: Summer Camp Instructor Training

Take an inside look at what happens during training week for our summer camps!

Tips for Summer Visits to Birch Aquarium

Summer is Birch Aquarium's busiest time of year! Here are some tips to make your visit a great one.

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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Spectacular indoor and outdoor views overlooking La Jolla