Gift Shop

Gift Shop 

Open 9 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.

Members save 10% on all Gift Shop Purchases

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.

We do not have a virtual store, but you can contact our Gift Shop team at (858)534-8753 or

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.