Birch Aquarium Membership

Members experience unlimited admission for a year of fun and exploration at the aquarium — plus member-only events and special discounts. Your membership helps further our mission to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet!

For Members

Advanced reservations are strongly recommended for members to have the best possible experience. Save time and reserve online! 

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Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited aquarium admission for one year 
  • Discounts on public programs such as summer camp, behind-the-scenes and more!
  • Exclusive Members-only events 
  • Free guest passes
  • Discounts to Gift Shop and Splash! Cafe
  • E-communications from Birch Aquarium and Scripps Oceanography

Are you UC San Diego faculty or staff? You're eligible for special UC San Diego aquarium memberships. Learn more. 

If you have questions about memberships, please contact our Membership Department via email.

Your privacy is our priority, review our Membership Program Data Privacy Policy here.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is part of UC San Diego which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by the law.