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Visitor Tips

Typically our busiest days are holidays and summer vacation, which may create timed-entry. Last entry time is one hour prior to closing.

Skip the ticket lines! Buy your tickets now and print them at home. This allows you to bypass the ticket window line.

  • Overnight Adventures

    Overnight Adventures

    Various Dates Available Newport Aquarium 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    After the doors close for the night and everyone’s gone home for the day we invite you on an overnight adventure you won’t soon forget. Sleep surrounded by exotic animals and go behind the scenes on exclusive tours. Various dates throughout the year.

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  • Passholder Movie Night

    August 15 Newport Aquarium 7:00 - 10:00pm

    Passholder Exclusive: Watch March of the Penguins with your family in our Riverside Room with views overlooking the Ohio River and Cincinnati Skyline. Event is free for passholders, but make it dinner and a movie and save when you purchase a meal deal in advance. More details

  • Mermaids


    Days and Times Vary Newport Aquarium September 25-October 12

    Experience the magic as the world famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids visit Newport Aquarium. More details