Due to anticipated ticket demand, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance. Some time slots may sell out and you will be prompted to choose a different time or day.
Due to anticipated ticket demand, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance.
Tickets can be purchased here.
Please call (859) 261-7444 with any questions or concerns.
For a limited time only, adults get the kids price! all Annual Passes are just $34.99!
With this offer, an Annual Pass is only $9 more than the cost of a one day adult ticket!
Newport Aquarium’s most popular deal of the year, Winter Family Days, is here. Don't miss this deal!
During Winter Family Days, one child is admitted FREE with each full-priced adult ticket.
This offer cannot be combined with any other special offers or discounts and is only available online.
Popular days like weekends and holidays sell out fast. Purchasing tickets online, in advance is the only way to ensure you get to visit on your preferred date and time.
You'll receive one free children's (age 2-12) admission in your shopping cart with every full price adult ticket purchased.
Last entry time is one hour before close.
Now through February 28, 2018
Newport Aquarium’s basic admission ticket gets you access to all of the Aquarium’s exhibits, shows and galleries, all at one low price. This ticket provides unprecedented value, ease and convenience - with just one transaction.
Prices Valid Year Round
Step behind the scenes to see how our professionals and volunteers care for thousands of marine animals in a million gallons of salt and fresh water.
Backstage Animal Experiences are available every day at 1:30pm and 3:30pm
See Newport Aquarium like never before.
Go behind the gallery walls and discover what it takes to run our aquarium. You’ll explore dynamic work environments from diver stations to animal acclimation areas.
Join one of our seasoned guides as they share their personal stories about the day-to-day lives of our fascinating animals, and learn about our exciting research and conservation efforts. Along the way you’ll have a hands-on encounter with one of our Educational Outreach animals and see our largest tanks from a fresh perspective.
All ages are welcome on this tour, but all participants must buy a ticket except for infant in arms.
You’re invited to visit The Penguin House, the backstage home of our African penguins.
Get up close and personal for this exclusive 20-minute encounter with these adorable birds.
Penguin Encounters are available every day at 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 2:30pm & 3:00pm
You are invited inside The Penguin House, the backstage home of our African penguins.
During this exclusive 20-minute encounter, you will talk with one of our Animal Experience Specialists who handle these adorable birds. Watch up close as the penguins waddle, wiggle and shake their tails.
You get to take pictures of the penguins, and maybe even touch one! These penguins are from a temperate environment, so no coats are needed.
All ages are welcome on this tour, but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This experience is recommended for children ages 4 and older. All participants must buy a ticket except for infant in arms.
Subscribe to our newsletter, special offers and promotional emails.