Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features 60+ habitats of fishes & and a museum that showcases research by Scripps scientists.
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Not valid with other offers. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days.
Be sure to check out the dive show in the kelp tank.
Small aquarium that has many of the basic items that you would find in the local waters. Good views. Can see it all within 2 hours.
Only been here for private events after hours. Would like to see it in full swing!
Similar to long beach aquarium of the pacific. Better seahorses exhibit.
Looks like fun
Everything is good here
My 6 year old loves it!! Beautiful views, seahorses, fun fish, stuff to play with and educational games & exhibits
Just keep swimming
I loveee this spot! Like a kid in a candy store .... Jelly fish, sharks, cool fish galore! Sooo cool. I spent hours there for an oceanography class.
The tide pool exhibit and view from the deck is well work the price of admission.
Must see the shark exhibit!
Jelly fish ! And Dragon seahorse! So cute
Babies first visit!
Fish are good
Whale statues and seahorses. So rad.
Sunday fun day!
Better for small kids than 10 to 14
Beautiful scenery and grounds.
Fantastic aquarium with exhibits of native species and habitats found in SoCal.
Time for the aquarium ;) heard it is a good one!
Celebrating my sons 10th Birthday!
Great museum for kids.
Can't wait to check it out today!
Family day where's it's not so hot.
Ready to go with the kids!
Off to see some fish!
Well done exhibits. Go during feeding times
Very nice place to take the kids an have fun
Ask about the military discount.
We love it here! Just became members, and we live two hours away!
A must see while in San Diego
Ask questions of the staff - they are super knowledgable!
We love the Birch Aquarium! The giant tank, Jellies, Seadragons and shark tank are favorites. http://socalkidssandiego.com
The fish aren’t the only thing to see at this aquarium. It’s perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, perfect photo-op.
Watch the video about the birth of the seahorses! Unbeliaveble!
We love the Green Flash Concert series! Enjoy the sunset and live music then head inside and check out the beautiful aquarium exhibits!