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Birch Aquarium Tickets

Birch Aquarium is now open. Please read our FAQ page before purchasing tickets. 

Contact Visitor Services directly with any questions or concerns at 858-534-FISH or aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu

Advanced reservation for a specific time and date is required for all, including members. 
 

Buy General Admission Tickets 
 

Member Reservations

Ticket Prices*

Adult $19.50 
Child (3-17, 2 & under free) $15.00
Senior (60+) $16.50
Students or UCSD Staff (with ID) $16.00
Military Discount  See our Military Discount Page

*Admission prices are subject to change. 

  • General Admission Single-Day tickets are only valid for the day and entry time you choose. 
  • Please note you will not be admitted before your entry time.
  • General Admission tickets are not applicable for programs, special events, or concerts.

Waiver of Claims, Limitation of Liability

Participant waives the right to any claim against UC related to or arising from the acquisition of or exposure to any infectious disease. Neither UC, nor any of its campuses or medical centers, nor any of its employees or agents shall be liable for any claims of loss, expense, or damage to participant relating to the acquisition of or exposure to any infectious disease.

UC MAKES NO WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO THE SAFETY OF THE PREMISES WITH REGARD TO ANY INFECTIOUS DISEASE.

Purchase a Birch Aquarium Membership

Enjoy oceans of savings and support the aquarium by becoming an annual member. Members receive free admission, discounts, and invitations to members-only events.

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