Aquarium Policies

Newport Aquarium is dedicated to providing our guests with a safe, family-friendly, entertaining and educational experience.

Our policies have been developed to ensure that all guests can enjoy their visit to our facility. Please follow safety signage throughout the Aquarium.

Timed Entry
 

Timed Entry

To help you ensure a more enjoyable visit, Newport Aquarium uses Timed Entry for Annual Passholders and General Admission Guests.

Pick your entry time and print your tickets at home or present your ticket on your mobile phone.

Strollers
 

Strollers

Strollers are permitted, but you will enjoy the aquarium experience more without one.

Accessibility Policy
 

Accessibility Policy

Newport Aquarium is fully accessible for our guests in wheelchairs and for those for whom steps are a challenge.

Guest Services also has a limited number of wheelchairs available (first come, first served) on loan at no cost for use during your visit. Segways are not permitted in the Aquarium.


Accessibility Page
Food Policy
 

Food Policy

Newport Aquarium does not allow any outside food or beverages, except bottled water, inside the building.

Food and Beverage items are available for purchase at Sharky’s Café.

Pet Policy
 

Pet Policy

Service animals are welcome inside Newport Aquarium, but no other animals are allowed.


Service Animal Policy
Clothing Policy
 

Clothing Policy

Newport Aquarium is a family-oriented destination and small children are always visiting. For that reason, we ask you to avoid wearing any clothing with offensive language or images, or is inappropriate for a family atmosphere.

We reserve the right to ask you to change or cover your clothes. Guests who refuse will be asked to leave.

Code of Conduct
 

Code of Conduct

Newport Aquarium is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for all guests.

For that reason, we cannot tolerate bad behavior.


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Smoking Policy
 

Smoking Policy

Smoking, e-cigarettes, vaping and/or chewing tobacco is not permitted anywhere inside Newport Aquarium.

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