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Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. You'll be amazed at all there is to see and do, including fun and interactive activities, like touching a shark or meeting a penguin.

Newport Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year and is located only two minutes from Downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.

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Get the most out of your visit with these tips.

Things To Do

Sea, Touch & Explore all there is to do

Stay and Play

Stay & play with package deals at local hotels.

Shows & Feeds

There are a lot of fun things to do today! You can play with penguins, touch sharks, walk inches above sharks and see animals and fish being fed.

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Upcoming Events

Check out our listing of fun, family-friendly events coming to the Aquarium.

Event Calendar


We are located two minutes from Downtown Cincinnati with easy access to Interstates 71, 75 and 471.

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Treat yourself to a unique animal experience with a Penguin Encounter or a Backstage Animal Experience.

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Dining & Shopping

Tasty food, sweet treats & cool gifts await your visit.

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Free Wi-Fi

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