One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071
Place your hands in the tank and hold still! The shrimp will come to you and start to clean your hands (even under your nails).
During this chat, learn how you can positively impact our natural environments by making sustainable choices in your everyday life.
Watch and listen as our divers feed the animals in the Coral Tunnel.
See and touch a variety of animal artifacts.
Step into our Shark Ray Bay Theater for your first and biggest view of our Surrounded by Sharks Exhibit. Listen to our presenters talk about the sharks and animals that call Newport Aquarium home and what you can do to protect their natural habitats.
Stick around until the end of the show and you may get the chance to ask the presenter some of your own questions!
Kids can see secret frog tanks visible only when they climb through tunnels and tubes in our kids-only Frog Bog jungle gym.
Learn why alligators are often called "living fossils".
Catch a current to
Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles Reeftown Adventure
only at Newport Aquarium!
Come meet and learn about one of our Outreach Animals.
Take a seat and learn about our cold-weather penguins.
Snowflakes will appear when you move in front of this interactive projection.
Discover your inner-artist at the
Seahorse Creation Station
and create a digital seahorse you can share with friends and family.
Play the digital
Seek & Find
on your smartphone
Over 2 million thrill-seekers have dared to cross Newport Aquarium's Shark Bridge!
Take a seat and learn some super-interesting shark facts.
Are sharks ferocious eaters? Watch and decide for yourself as our sharks and shark rays are surface fed by our biologists.
Thrillseeker Alert: You can touch a real shark at the only experience of its kind in the region.
Enter the world of stingrays.
Explore Stingray Hideaaway from beneath the surface!
Immerse yourself in an octopus' natural habitat and touch replicas of their anatomy.
Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus
Get an up-close and touchable view of our many species of underwater creatures at our Touch Pool.
Stay in the Swim
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