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One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071
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Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water, including the enormously popular “Sweet Pea” and “Scooter,” the stars of the first shark ray breeding program in the world.
This state-of-the-art facility was named the No. 1 aquarium in the 2012 Readers’ Choice Travel Awards from 10Best.com; the Best Rainy Day Outing in 2006 in Cincinnati Family Magazine; and the Best Aquarium in the Midwest in the Zagat Survey’s U.S. Family Travel Guide in 2004.
Newport Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which sets the rigorous professional standards for animal welfare, veterinary care, wildlife conservation, research, education, staffing and safety.
The Aquarium is owned by Herschend Family Entertainment Corp. a privately held company devoted to bringing families closer together and creating memories worth repeating.
The Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year. It is located only two minutes from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee. For more information, visit www.newportaquarium.com or call 1-800-406-FISH (3474).
Hours and Admission
Unlimited visits for a full year for less than the cost of two tickets.
Join Ciara Bravo as she takes you through the Newport Aquarium with her friend Paula the African Penguin.
Two kids get in FREE with each adult paying full price. Online Purchase Only.
This 20-minute experience allows guests to see Blackfooted penguins up-close and personal.
Get an inside look at the Aquarium facility and learn what it takes to maintain a one million-gallon environment.
Follow two of our staff members as they travel to Peru to help protect endangered seabirds, including penguins.
Thank you for voting for us and making Newport Aquarium #1!
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
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