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Need to reserve a ticket for The Big Exchange? Visit our The Big Exchange 2022 page to learn more.

Birch Aquarium Tickets

Tickets may be purchased online only. Walk-up sales are not available.

Ticket Prices

Adult $24.95 
Child (3-17, 2 & under free) $19.95
Senior (60+) $22.95
Students or UCSD Staff (with ID) $22.95
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

  • Face coverings are encouraged but not required during your visit.
  • You will be admitted only during your designated entry time and date. No early entry available.
  • 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 Visitor Services directly at aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu or 858-534-FISH