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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

110 locals recommend ·
About this place
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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Location
2300 Expedition Way
San Diego, CA 92037
La Jolla Shores
Phone+1 858-534-3474
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
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Tips from locals

Julie & Craig
Julie & Craig
September 11, 2019
A small but nice aquarium with beautiful views of the ocean.
Cheryl
Cheryl
July 23, 2019
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is an aquarium and the public outreach center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. Come see the Giant Black Sea Bass, Garibaldi, Leopard Sharks, & other San Diego locals. Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to…
Pam
Pam
July 11, 2019
Great Aquarium if you are not going to Sea World.
Shilda
Shilda
July 07, 2019
A must see for those interested in sea life and oceanography. Great destination for young and old. Discounts available for student ID holders, AAA card members or military members. Note: Great photo opportunity overlooking the ocean just out the back so be sure to bring your cameras!
Evan
Evan
June 27, 2019
Somewhat of a hidden gem. This is a great place to spend a couple hours in an amazing location with an amazing view.