Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Facility is a component of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD. More than 60 tanks contain marine life of Pacific Northwest, California coastline, Mexico's Sea of Cortés, and South Pacific. The La Jolla Kelp Tank is a two-story-high tank with giant kelp plants and nearly 30 species of local marine life.
Saturday, March 25, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, April 7, 9:00 a.m.
ExhibitsExpedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is launching Expedition at Sea: R/V Sally Ride Gallery, an immersive exhibit created to welcome America’s newest research vessel into the research fleet at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. Combining science, art, and technology — along with hands-on learning for young aquarium guests — Expedition at Sea will provide a new lens through which visitors of all ages can connect with the global research activities of Scripps Oceanography scientists. Included with aquarium admission. Annual memberships are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 858-534-7336 or visit aquarium.ucsd.edu. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Runs 11/27 to 5/21.
|Sunday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Monday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
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