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 and is accessible even if you are not visiting Birch Aquarium.

Birch Aquarium features a wide selection of sustainable products that promote an eco-friendly lifestyle — including exclusive Little Blue Penguin and Scripps Oceanography collections. Discover reusable water bottles, plush toys made from 100% recyclable materials, apparel made from transitional cotton which supports farmers in their transition to certified organic and more! Every purchase you make helps further our mission to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet.

Members save 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 

Shop some of the most popular items from our Gift Shop without leaving the house — including our new collection of Little Blue Penguin-themed products! Discover sustainable apparel, plushies, souvenirs and more that feature some of your favorite Birch Aquarium animals like our Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Moon Jellies, Leopard Sharks and our Giant Pacific Octopus. Your support goes towards our animals, conservation efforts, exhibits and more!

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Calling all Coffee Lovers!

We partnered with Bird Rock Coffee Roasters on their latest Coffee for a Cause — the Little Blue Penguin Blend is now available onsite at our Gift Store and our online store for a limited time. Be sure to purchase this special blend on your next visit as a portion of the proceeds benefit Birch Aquarium!

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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!