Welcome to the Birch Aquarium at Scripps eTicket Store!

Questions? Contact Visitor Services, our hours are 9am-5pm PST, daily.
Ticket and program questions: email birchaquariumprogram@ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336.
Membership questions: email aqmmembership@ucsd.edu or call 858-534-5771.
College Student On Assignment Tickets
If you are a college student looking to purchase a single admission ticket to visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a class assignment, you have come to the right place! Our College Student On Assignment Ticket is only available for purchase online. If you purchase your ticket from the ticket booth, it will be the College Student Single-Day Ticket, which is $15.00 per student (with valid ID).

There will be a $0.50 fee if you want to have your ticket printed at the office. All proceeds go towards Seahorse Conservation.

College Student On Assignment Ticket
Price: $12.00
You must purchase your ticket online in order to receive this discounted rate. Please download the ticket to your mobile device OR print your ticket to be scanned upon entrance. Ticket holder MUST show current college student ID or class schedule at the time of ticket redemption.

Current ticket purchases are valid through August 31, 2018.

College Student admission at the ticket booth: $15
Valid: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 - Fri, Aug 31, 2018   AVAILABLE


Birthday Parties
Regular Price: $400.00
Member Price: $360.00
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Our parties are designed for children ages 1-9. Our goal is to provide an educational and fun experience for the birthday child and guests. Each party includes: same-day Aquarium admission for paid participants, a private party room with Birch Aquarium Instructor, live animal encounters, aquarium tour with Instructor relating to the party theme, a take-home craft and a small gift for each child. Three hours of free parking and decorations (tablecloths, birthday banners) are also included. Please provide your own cake, snacks, beverages and paper products.

Price is for a maximum of 20 people, counting ALL adults and children. You may add up to 10 additional participants at a rate of $20 per child and $10 per adult (the member rate is $18 per child and $8 per adult).

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your birthday party, a full refund will be issued (minus a $50.00 deposit) when you cancel a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your party date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within the 4-week period.

If the day or time you would like to book your party is not available, or if you would like to hear about other ways to celebrate your child's birthday here at the aquarium, please call us at 858-534-7336.