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Birch Aquarium is reopening outdoors-only beginning Friday, February 26 for members, and Saturday, February 27 for the general public. A list of the outdoor activities that are open can be found here. 

Before making reservations, please read our Know Before You Visit page

Outdoors-Only Ticket Prices*

Adult $16.50 
Child (3-17, 2 & under free) $12.00
Senior (60+) $13.50
Students or UCSD Staff (with ID) $13.00
Military Discount  See our Military Discount Page
Annual memberships are also available Visit the Membership page for details

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MEMBER ADMISSIONS

*Admission prices and exhibits are subject to change. Outdoor Aquarium admission is rain or shine. In the event of closure due to severe weather, your visit will be rescheduled.

  • General Admission Single-Day Outdoor Admission 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.

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

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.