Birch Aquarium at Scripps

858-534-4109
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92103

Location

2300 Expedition Way
92103 La Jolla , CA
United States
Phone: 858-534-4109
California US
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the 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. An interactive museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, earth and ocean science.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
Within the traffic circle out front
Main Entrance: 
0 steps
Café / Restaurant: 
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available: 
Visitor Services
Accessible Restrooms: 
All restrooms are accessible
Service Animals: 
Allowed
Sitting Area Location: 
Outside by the cafe and inside the aquarium
Galleries and Exhibits
Tactile or Multisensory Exhibits: 
Feeling the Heat: The Climate Challenge, There's Something About Seahorses, Hall of Fishes, Tide Pool Plaza, Shark Reef, Wonders of Water
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from: 
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: 
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/Members_and_Friends/Sign_Up/
Media
Media (You Tube) available for visitors participating in institutions online: 
http://www.youtube.com/user/BirchAquarium