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Frequently Asked Questions

Can we bring our stroller?

For the comfort and safety of our guests, Newport Aquarium welcomes strollers most hours, but not all. 

Click here for a complete calendar. (PDF)

Does the Aquarium offer coupons or discounts?

Yes. Click here for details on our special offers.

Does the Aquarium offer family passes?

We offer a build-your-own option with our annual passes, which you can customize to fit your family needs.

Check our Annual Passes page for full details.

Do you have any special offers or discounts right now?

What parking is available at Newport Aquarium?

Parking is available in the Newport on the Levee parking garage, as well as surface lots. Click here for parking prices and information.

Is Newport Aquarium available for private parties, weddings, or special events?

Yes, absolutely.  Please our facility rental page for more information.

I had my picture taken when I visited, but I can’t access it online?

A company called Digiphoto runs the Newport Aquarium photo program. You can reach them to ask any questions about old photos at 859-261-3222 and they should be able to help you.

Will you donate tickets to my fundraiser?

Donation requests can formally be made on our website at this link. We wish you luck with your fundraiser!

What credit cards are accepted at the aquarium?

Master Card, Visa, Discover and American Express.

Is Newport Aquarium wheelchair accessible?

The aquarium is wheelchair accessible. We have one optional attraction, Shark Bridge, which requires guests to walk independently across it. However, we offer similar views and vantage points of our Shark Tank for those who aren't able to cross the bridge. Also, there are wheelchairs available free of charge at Newport Aquarium on a first come, first serve basis.

Can we bring our own food into the Aquarium?

Newport Aquarium does not allow any outside food or beverages, except bottled water, inside the building.

Food and Beverage items are available for purchase at Sharky’s Café.

After our visit to Newport Aquarium, what else is there to see and do nearby?

Newport Aquarium is located only two minutes from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee, which features a year-round schedule of festivals, special events, live bands and a variety of restaurants, entertainment and shopping. Click here for a directory of dining, shopping and fun options.

Also, Ride the Ducks offers a unique land-and-water tour of the riverfront area.

For a special discount on combination Newport Aquarium and Ride the Ducks tickets, click here.

Learn more about area attractions at the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau.