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

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Seas 'n' Greetings

Seas 'n' Greetings

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Closed December 25

Closed December 25

We are closed Christmas Day

Holiday Night Lights

Holiday Night Lights

Light up the night with creatures that glow

3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive

Birch Aquarium has teamed up with the Digital Media Lab at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library to create what is believed to be the first 3-D-printed brace for a sea turtle’'s shell.

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Brace Yourself 3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive

Rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle Receives 3-D Printed Brace

Member Harbor Cruise 2017

Thank you to all the members who came to the Harbor Cruise, it was a blast! We are looking forward to seeing you next time! 

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