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Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Their World Awaits!

See more than 5,000 fish in 60+ habitats plus a museum featuring cutting edge research from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Take in spectacular panoramic ocean views, get hands on with interactive activities, see a tank feeding, and dive deeper into the world under, in, and above the oceans.

Neighborhood: La Jolla

2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

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Contact Info

(858) 534-FISH
aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu

Hours

Daily: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Social

Events to check out

Event

Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Dec 8, 2016 - ongoing

Combining science, art, and technology - along with hands-on learning for young aquarium guests - Expedition at Sea will provide a new lens through which visitors of all ages can connect with the...

Event

Infinity Cube

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Apr 7 - ongoing

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Infinity Cube, a new, immersive art installation that explores bioluminescence by combining glowing creatures with world-class science, high-tech projection and...

What To Know:

  • 3-hour Complimentary Parking
  • We offer outdoor excursions year-round (whale watching, grunion runs, etc.)
  • Special admission pricing for Military, Seniors, and Students
  • Membership offers great benefits starting at $55
  • Gift shop features unique ocean-themed gifts, books, and more

Don't Miss:

  • Stunning variety of marine life in the Hall of Fishes
  • There's Something About Seahorses exhibit & ElasmoBeach shark experience
  • The incredible ocean view off the Tide-Pool Plaza
  • Daily feeding presentations
  • Two-story, 70,000 gallon kelp forest exhibit

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor

What To Know:

  • 3-hour Complimentary Parking
  • We offer outdoor excursions year-round (whale watching, grunion runs, etc.)
  • Special admission pricing for Military, Seniors, and Students
  • Membership offers great benefits starting at $55
  • Gift shop features unique ocean-themed gifts, books, and more

Don't Miss:

  • Stunning variety of marine life in the Hall of Fishes
  • There's Something About Seahorses exhibit & ElasmoBeach shark experience
  • The incredible ocean view off the Tide-Pool Plaza
  • Daily feeding presentations
  • Two-story, 70,000 gallon kelp forest exhibit

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ocean View
  • Outdoor
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Kid Camps

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