Levels and Benefits

Membership Levels

A membership is the perfect way support Birch Aquarium's mission to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet. Have any questions? Check out our FAQ page for more information.

Please Note:

  • We do not collect children’s names or personal information for membership. All memberships must have a named adult (ages 18 and up).
  • Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Individual – $74

One adult receives unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 2 guest passes
  • 10% off at Splash! Café & Gift Shop

Special $10 Savings: Seniors (60+), Military, UCSD Faculty/Staff, and College Students (with valid ID). For discount, please call 858-534-5771.

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UC San Diego Student – $45

One adult receives unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 10% off at Splash! Café & Gift Shop

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Dual – $99

Two adults* receive unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 4 guest passes
  • 10% off at Splash! Café & Gift Shop

*Unnamed Guest Eligible: The Unnamed Guest option takes place of the second adult and gives you the flexibility to host a different person with you on each visit.

Special $10 Savings: Seniors (60+), Military, UCSD Faculty/Staff, and College Students (with valid ID). For discount, please call 858-534-5771.

Purchase

Family – $179

Two adults* and four children (ages 3-17) receive unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 4 guest passes
  • 10% off at Splash! Café & Gift Shop

*Unnamed Guest Eligible: The Unnamed Guest option takes place of the second adult and gives you the flexibility to host a different person with you on each visit.

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Ocean Sponsors – $250

Two adults* and all household children (ages 3-17) receive unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 4 guest passes
  • 20% off at Splash! Café and Gift Shop
  • Priority registration for camps
  • Special access to conservation and educational opportunities

*Unnamed Guest Eligible: The Unnamed Guest option takes place of the second adult and gives you the flexibility to host a different person with you on each visit.

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Coral Reef Ambassadors – $500

Two adults* and all household children (ages 3-17) receive unlimited admission for a year, plus:

  • 4 guest passes
  • 20% off at Splash! Café and Gift Shop
  • Priority registration for camps
  • Special access to conservation and educational opportunities

*Unnamed Guest Eligible: The Unnamed Guest option takes place of the second adult and gives you the flexibility to host a different person with you on each visit.

Purchase

Friends of Birch Aquarium – $1000 and above

Friends of Birch Aquarium is a giving society furthering youth, access, and education through support of the aquarium's mission.

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Please note, we do not collect children’s names or personal information for membership. All memberships must have a named adult (ages 18 and up). Memberships are non-transferable.

Questions about membership levels? Please contact our Membership Department via email.