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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.

  • Hidden Big Boy Hunt

    The Hidden Big Boy Hunt

    February 14 - April 5, 2015 During Aquarium Hours

    During your trip to Newport Aquarium be sure to find the Big Boy statues hidden through the aquarium. Fill out the contest form, and you'll be entered to win a Frisch's Big Boy and Newport Aquarium prize pack valued at more than $100!  One winner will be drawn per week. More details

  • Overnight Adventures

    Overnight Adventures

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

    More awe-inspiring than sleeping under the stars, the Overnight Adventure Program allows groups to spend the night with the most exotic and interesting creatures. More details

  • Penguin Palooza Exhibit

    World Penguin Day

    April 25 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Passholders get exclusive early access to the Newport Aquarium to celebrate World Penguin Day with special Penguin Learning Adventures, extra discounts throughout the aquarium and lots of fun!

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