Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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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Somewhat of a hidden gem. This is a great place to spend a couple hours in an amazing location with an amazing view.
Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Birch Aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond, really a wonderful and interesting aquarium!
Awesome aquarium with an amazing ocean view! Never overly crowded and super well maintained.
See more than 5000 fish in 60+ aquarium habitats plus exhibits showing cutting-edge research from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
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