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Haunted Aquarium 2015: Shipwrecked Science!

October 23, 2015 - October 24, 2015

Enjoy close encounters with Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists and search the galleries for unusual underwater creatures rarely seen at Birch Aquarium. Discover a sea of glowing beasts (big and small), get sticky with slime, and enjoy shipwrecked stories, all while BOO-gieing down to live music and having a monstrous good time.

Recommended for ages 2+.

See pictures from previous events here.

Activities: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Scientists showcasing exciting, and sometimes spooky, research!

Slime: Make your own seaweed slime to take home.
Frankensquid: Get up close and personal with a huge Humboldt Squid and learn what makes it unique.
3-D microscope: experience the smallest amazing 3-D microscope developed by Scripps Oceanography.
Craft: Not sure what it will be, but we will definitely have a craft option
Spooky species including skeleton shrimp and sea spiders
Community organizations with their own games, activities & giveaway
Costume Prizes those in a family-friendly costume will win a prize

Our Splash! Cafe will remain open until 8:30 p.m. with a variety of selections including ghoulishly gourmet sandwiches & salads, nightmarish nachos & and howling Halloween sweets!

Members Pre-Sale $12
Public: Pre-Sale $17,
Door (all) $19
Free for children 2 and under
Purchase tickets at 858-534-7336

PLEASE NOTE: No discounts or coupons, including the October Kids Free in San Diego offer, can be applied to Haunted Aquarium or other special events.

Questions? Call the Education Department at 858-534-7336 or e-mail us.


October 23, 2015
October 24, 2015
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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