Gift Shop

Gift Shop


Unique Collections

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 themed 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.

Shopping Year-Round 

Birch Aquarium Members receive 10 percent off all Gift Shop purchases year-round.

The Gift Shop is open every day 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 the aquarium.

If you can’t visit in person, we are happy to ship to anywhere in the U.S. Please contact us at 858-534-8753 or at with any questions on product prices and availability, or to place an order.

Supporting Our Mission

As a non-profit aquarium, we rely on your support. Your purchases help fund our education programs and new exhibits. 


Gift Shop