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SOLD OUT: Saturday, October 31st

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

Advance Reservations Required

Advanced reservations for a specific time and date are required for all, including members. Haunted Aquarium Remix is included with admission through October 31.

Buy General Admission Tickets 

Member Reservations

Members may make their advance reservations online. You will need to have your active membership number and the last name of the primary member to reserve member admissions.

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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