Exhibits

  • Birch Aquarium Recognized for Sustainable Leadership

    Birch Aquarium’s efforts to be sustainable and to teach the community about sustainable living garnered special recognition yesterday. The California Center for Sustainable Energy honored the aquarium with its Sustainable Community Leadership award during…

  • A Whale of an Opera

    It’s not often that marine science and the opera find common ground, but the two will merge this February in the San Diego Opera’s highly anticipated production of “Moby-Dick.” Based on…

  • A Fishy Proposal

    We love marriage proposals at Birch Aquarium. There’s just something about the ocean that brings out the romantic in everyone who visits. Congrats to J.J. and his new fiance, Christine, who…

  • One Week To Go…

    Our first preview reception for Boundless Energy is next Wednesday, so we have one week until the new exhibit needs to be ready. Anyone who has worked in the museum/attraction biz…

  • Boundless Energy construction on schedule

    Construction is progressing well for our Boundless Energy exhibit, opening this summer. Crews have outlined all of the major exhibit sections and have begun to install the physical components. Check out…

  • Behind the Scenes at Birch Aquarium

    Union-Tribune videographer Andrew Huse stopped by this week to follow our aquarists as they prepared for another busy day of visitors. Check out the video below!…

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