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Do you have a San Diego Museum Month pass? Head over to our Discounts and Offers page for information on how to use this pass at Birch Aquarium!

Birch Aquarium Tickets

Walkup sales cannot be guaranteed. Advanced reservations strongly encouraged, even for members. 

Ticket Prices

Adult $24.95 
Child (3-17, 2 & under free) $19.95
Senior (60+) $22.95
College Student (with ID) $22.95
UCSD Students and Staff (with ID) View UC San Diego Student and Staff for details
Military Discount  View Military Discounts for details
Annual memberships are also available

Visit the Membership for details

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Visit the Behind-the-Scenes Tours for details


BUY TICKETS   Member Admissions  


Important Information

  • Aquarium entry is subject to building capacity.
  • Weekends and holidays are peak visitation times and walkup sales cannot be guaranteed. 
  • You will be admitted only during your designated entry time and date. No early entry available.
  • Face coverings are encouraged but not required during your visit.
  • General Admission not applicable for programs, special events, or concerts.

For more information please read our FAQs and Rules.


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.

Questions or Concerns?

Please contact Guest Services directly at aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu or 858-534-FISH