Press Release


Newport Aquarium Kicks off the summer with Kid Saver Special

Up to two kids get in for $5 with every adult paying full price during special days 

May 27, 2016

NEWPORT, Ky. - Newport Aquarium kicked off Memorial Day weekend with a special offer on tickets for children. The Kid Saver Special will run from May 29 through June 30. Up to two children (ages 2-12) get in for $5 each with every adult paying full price, Sunday through Friday between 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Extended Summer Hours

Guests will have more time to Discover the Wonder of the aquatic world. Newport Aquarium extends its operating hours from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting Saturday, May 28 through September 3.  

There is always something new to explore at Newport Aquarium and 2016 welcomed the most interactive seahorse exhibit in the country.  

  • Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, a new, interactive exhibit where guests can discover 10 species of seahorses, sea dragons, trumpetfish, shrimpfish and pipefish.
  • Newport Aquarium dares guests to cross Shark Bridge, a 75-foot-long rope bridge suspended just inches above more than two dozen sharks and shark rays.
  • Visit one of the most diverse collections of penguins in the country – including five species of cold-weather penguins in Penguin Palooza.  

For more information, visit or call 800-406-FISH (3474).