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

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Rod Roddenberry Dive

Rod Roddenberry Dive

See ocean advocate and son of Star Trek creator dive in the giant kelp forest

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Snorkel with the Leopard Sharks

Become a Shark Expert with Aquarium Naturalists

Full Moon Pier Walk

Full Moon Pier Walk

Explore Scripps Pier (Normally Closed to the Public)

New Comic-Inspired Exhibit is Open!

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, it’s a … Giant Tube Worm?

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Birch Aquarium Welcomes Sue to the Family!

Sue will be the Director of the Education Department- if you see her around the aquarium make sure to give her a warm welcome!

Getting Ready for Oddities!

Our new exhibit Oddities opens Friday June 29!

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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