Discounts and Offers

Does Birch Aquarium have any deals, discounts, coupons, or offers available? 

Special offers are listed below and change often so check back before your next visit! 

San Diego GO Card 

Visit multiple San Diego attractions for one low price. Save up to 55% on more than 40 top museums, tours, and activities (including Birch Aquarium) and pay nothing at the gate.

Purchase San Diego GO Card

Military Discount 

Birch Aquarium offers a $2 ticket discount at our ticket booth to all active, reserve, retired/veteran with valid Military ID. 

AAA Discount

AAA members receive a 10% discount on general admission tickets at the ticket booth. Please bring your current AAA card with you to claim the discount. 


UC San Diego Welcome Week

Celebrate Triton Spirit under the sea at Birch Aquarium at Scripps during Welcome Week 2017!

From September 24 to 30, UC San Diego students, faculty, and staff receive free admission to Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

The offer is only available to current UC San Diego students, faculty, and staff — limit one ticket per employee or student, per visit — and cannot be combined with other offers. Please show your current UC San Diego ID card at the ticket booth to receive the offer.


Kids Free in October


Discover What’s New at 40 San Diego Museums This Fall! Kids Free in October offers free admission for kids 12 & under at all 40 San Diego Museum Council member institutions. The downloadable coupon is required to take advantage of this offer at Birch Aquarium. Kids Free in October cannot be combined with other discounts or offers. 

Download Kids Free Pass