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Birch Aquarium tickets are available for purchase online, or at the ticket booth when you arrive. Ticket sales end at 4:30 p.m. and the aquarium closes at 5 p.m. 

Adult $18.50 
Child (3-17, under 2 free) $14.00
Senior (60+) $15.50
Students (with ID), UCSD Staff  $15.00
Military Discount  Active Duty, Reserve, Veteran/Retired US Military ID Holders receive $2 off each ticket

***Admission prices are subject to change.

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Coming with a group? 

Visit our Group Tours and Tickets page to learn more about options when visiting with a group of 10 or more. Or, visit our For Teachers section if you are planning on bringing a school group. 

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