Birch Aquarium is temporarily closed to visitors. Virtual programming is still available. See our COVID-19 statement here.

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

Upcoming Events

Temporarily Closed

Temporarily Closed

Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Artist in Residence - Siena McKim

Artist in Residence - Siena McKim

See an artist at work through January 11

Virtual After School Series

Virtual After School Series

Registration is open!

Virtual Education Programs

Virtual Education Programs are available for classrooms or as after school camps and winter camps. Join our expert naturalists to virtually explore our ocean world.

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Birch Aquarium Blog


Colorful Aquarium Favorites

Need a pick me up? What better way to boost your mood than by checking out some our most colorful aquarium creatures!

Celebrating Endangered Species Day 2020

Happy Endangered Species day from Birch Aquarium! Read on about some endangered and threatened species we care for around the aquarium.

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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