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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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  • Paint with Penguins

    Paint with the Penguins

    August 27 Newport Aquarium 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Join us for a one-of-a-kind painting party featuring our adorable African penguins. More details

  • 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

    Breakfast with a Mermaid

    October 4 & 11 8:30am-10am

    Enjoy breakfast in our Riverside Room then venture into the Aquarium for an exclusive meet and greet with one of the world famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids.
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