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

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Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Membership Sale Through December 25

Thanksgiving - We're Closed!

Thanksgiving - We're Closed!

Birch Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day

Let it Glow

Let it Glow

Light Up the Holiday Season with Creatures that Glow

Come Curious, Leave Inspired!

Dive into the underwater world at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

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New Exhibit Strives to Save Seadragons

Opening Summer 2019, our new permanent seahorse and seadragon exhibit strives to save species

Membership Has Benefits

Special holiday offer on gift memberships.

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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Spectacular indoor and outdoor views overlooking La Jolla