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

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Tidepooling at False Point

Tidepooling at False Point

Naturalist guided tidepooling adventure

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Departs from Downtown San Diego

How was your day at Birch Aquarium?

How did guests feel on their visit to Birch Aquarium at Scripps? Come see the beauty and get inspired to understand and protect our planet.

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Roundin’ Up the Year at Birch Aquarium

Swim down memory lane with us one more time, as we see a few of the highlights from this year at Birch Aquarium.

Brace Yourself 3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive

Rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle Receives 3-D Printed Brace

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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Spectacular indoor and outdoor views overlooking La Jolla