Birch Aquarium

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

See more than 5,000 fish in 60+ habitats plus a museum featuring cutting edge research from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Take in spectacular panoramic ocean views, get hands on with interactive activities, see a tank feeding, and dive deeper into the world under, in, and above the oceans. 

Instructor-led, hands-on Discovery Lab programs are held in classrooms at Birch Aquarium for K-5 students. Discovery Lab program includes admission, one hour program and time to tour the museum and aquarium.

Tide Pool Treasures (Grades K-2)

Students explore the world of tide pools and learn how tide pool creatures find food, protect themselves, and move about in these dynamic habitats.

Creatures of the Kelp (Grades 3-5)

Discover the largest and fastest growing algae and learn about its importance to marine organisms and humans through explorations with live animals, food webs, and the types of algae found in our foods.

Self-Guided Tour

Families with older students or toddlers may choose to do a self-guided tour of the aquarium which would not include the student Discovery Labs.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm (check in at 10:30am)

Location: Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

Fee: $9.50 per student (admission and program), $8 per student (self-guided – no program) $14 per adult

RSVP by: 1/27/17

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