Birch Aquarium


San Diego, CA

SKU: BIRCH Category:

Kit Includes

  • Access to our entire Kit Materials Vault, with fun facts, multi-disciplinary project starts, worksheets, and a teaching manual
  • Reserved space on our Master Explorers page
  • Student entrance (Teacher Kit also includes teacher entrance, Family Membership Kit includes basic family annual membership – see location’s website for details)
  • Ticket/reservation insurance and educational planning support

Travel Guide

Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Birch Aquarium features fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond! An oceanographic museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps Oceanography scientists on climate, earth, and ocean science and includes interactive elements.

View a stunning variety of colorful marine life featured in more than 60 habitats. Interact with hands-on exhibits that showcase cutting-edge research discoveries that have profound impacts on what we know about Earth and how these discoveries are relevant to our everyday lives.

Parking is free in their lot for three hours, and an extended parking pass can be purchased at their Visitors Services office. There is an eatery on-site that provides a wide range of options. Outside food is also allowed, and eating inside is discouraged. While you’re in the area, visit the beach and enjoy one of the best coastal areas of San Diego!