Explore the wonders of the ocean at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Perched on a picturesque bluff in La Jolla, the aquarium features 60+ tanks of colorful marine life, including dazzling coral reefs, thrilling sharks, undulating jellyfish and three outdoor, living tide pools. An interactive museum showcases research discoveries on climate, earth and ocean science.
Make a Difference
Birch Aquarium is the public exploration center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Your visit helps support our efforts to keep the ocean thriving through conservation and the education of visitors and children.
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