Newport Aquarium is dedicated to providing our guests with a safe, family-friendly, entertaining and educational experience.

Our policies have been developed to ensure that all guests can enjoy their visit to our facility. Please follow safety signage throughout the Aquarium.

Stroller Policy

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

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Timed Entry Policy

To avoid excess crowds and ensure a more comfortable experience, Newport Aquarium uses Timed Entry,  where visitors choose an entry time.

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Accessibility Policy

Newport Aquarium is fully accessible for our guests in wheelchairs and for those for whom steps are a challenge.

The Information Desk also has a limited number of wheelchairs available (first come, first served) on loan at no cost for use during your visit. Segways are not permitted in the Aquarium.

Food Policy

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.

Pet Policy

Service animals are welcome inside Newport Aquarium, but no other animals are allowed.

Clothing Policy

Newport Aquarium is a family-oriented destination and small children are always visiting. For that reason, we ask you to avoid wearing any clothing with offensive language or images, or is inappropriate for a family atmosphere.

We reserve the right to ask you to change or cover your clothes. Guests who refuse will be asked to leave.

Code of Conduct

The Newport Aquarium is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for all guests.

For that reason, we cannot tolerate bad behavior.

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Smoking Policy

Smoking, e-cigarettes, vaping and/or chewing tobacco is not permitted anywhere inside Newport Aquarium.