Press Releases

NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan Visits Newport Aquarium

September 9, 2016

Brendan Gaughan Dives with the Sharks at Newport Aquarium

Brendan will dive with the sharks at Newport Aquarium with an educational message on teamwork to elementary school children from the Milford School District.

Mermaids Return to Newport Aquarium

September 8, 2016

Discover the Wonder of Mermaids at Newport Aquarium

Mermaids will make a splash Oct. 1 – Oct. 16

Shark Ray Pups Make Public Debut

June 8, 2016

Shark Ray Pups Born at Newport Aquarium To Make Public Debut

Aquarium Makes Historic Announcement: Public invited to view pups beginning Friday, June 24

Kid Saver Special

May 27, 2016

Newport Aquarium Kicks off the summer with Kid Saver Special

Up to two kids get in for $5 with every adult paying full price during special days

'Seahorses: Unbridled Fun' Opens

April 7, 2016

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun opens April 9th

Most interactive seahorse exhibit in the country

Goodbye To Thunder


Aquarium Says Goodbye to Thunder, its Oldest Animal

Alligator Snapping Turtle was an estimated 150 years old

Newport Aquarium and CET Announce Partnership

February 29, 2016

Newport Aquarium Announces Partnership with CET &ThinkTV

CET & ThinkTV become exclusive sponsor of Frog Bog exhibit


New Exhibit Announced

January 21, 2016

Newport Aquarium Announces New Exhibit for 2016

Aquarium to introduce the most interactive seahorse exhibit in the country

Winter Family Days

January 5, 2016

Newport Aquarium Announces Kids Get in FREE through Feb. 28

Up to two free kids tickets with each paid adult ticket during Winter Family Days