Open Daily 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Birch Aquarium Gift Shop offers a wide variety of ocean-themed merchandise including home decor, accessories, plush, toys and games, puzzles, decorative glass figurines, jewelry, and a large selection of children’s and scientific books.
Also featured are Birch Aquarium and Scripps Institution of Oceanography branded items such as men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and caps, mugs, key chains, lapel pins, and patches.
Supporting Our Mission
As a non-profit organization, Birch Aquarium relies on your support. Your purchases help fund animal care, education programs, and new exhibits.
Birch Aquarium Members receive 10 percent off all Gift Shop purchases year-round.
The Gift Shop is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. — except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day — and is accessible even if you are not visiting Birch Aquarium.
How To Place an Order
Items are only available for purchase by phone only at this time. Please call the number listed below and our Gift Shop staff will be happy to assist you. To facilitate your order, please have your credit card number available when you call.
Call 858-534-8753 to place order and/or to ask questions
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PST) daily
We accept all major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover
Exchange & Return Policy
Exchanges/Returns must be accompanied with original receipt and within 30 days of purchase
Shipping & Handling
We can ship anywhere within the United States. Cost for shipping/handling will be determined at time of purchase. Costs vary depending on size, weight, location, and urgency.