Shop and Support Birch Aquarium

Gift Shop - Open Daily

The Birch Aquarium Gift Shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily — except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day — and is accessible even if you are not visiting Birch Aquarium.

Visit our Gift Shop to find the perfect ocean-inspired gift for every animal lover in your life! We offer 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. Birch Aquarium and Scripps Institution of Oceanography branded items — including adult and children clothing, caps, mugs, key chains, lapel pins, and patches — are also offered in store.

Members save 10% on all Gift Shop Purchases

Our Gift Shop staff is also available to take orders by phone. Please call (858)534-8753 or e-mail


Shop Our Online Collection 

Our online store features a collection of some the best-selling items from our Gift Shop including a new line of limited-edition apparel tees for adults and children that feature some of your favorite Birch Aquarium animals like our Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Moon Jellies, Leopard Sharks and our Giant Pacific Octopus. 
Other items include Birch Aquarium water bottles, glassware and guide books, as well as a collection of themed accessories and plush and sustainable items. And all purchases contribute to the care and conservation of all our animals as well as our exhibits and education programming. 

Members: Check your e-mail for the code to save on your purchases.

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Supporting Our Mission

As a non-profit organization, Birch Aquarium relies on your support. Every purchase helps further our mission to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet. Your support allows us to expand our education programs to inspire the next generation of ocean leaders, provide the best care to our animals, and create new exhibits that bring the magic of the ocean to you!