Moon jellies at Birch Aquarium. Photo by Chad Creviston

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See more than 3,000 fish in 60+ habitats plus a museum on ocean & earth science! Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Open 9-5 daily.

::NOTE:: Construction project adjacent to the aquarium parking lot may cause delays. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

Purchase tickets online or from the ticket booth when you arrive.

General Admission

 

Adult:                                        $17
Teen (13-17):                            $14
Child (3-12):                             $12.50
Senior (60+):                            $13
UCSD student/staff w/ID:       $11
College Student w/ID:            $12
Ages 2 and under:                  Free

*Active Duty US Military ID holders receive $2 off each ticket .

College Students on Assignment

Walkups (year-round):            $12
September-February:             $7
March-August:                        $8

Purchase a Membership

Enjoy oceans of savings and support the aquarium by becoming an annual member. Members receive free admission, discounts, and invitations to members-only events.


 

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