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Newport Aquarium

1 Dave Cowens Dr, Newport, Kentucky 41071 USA

424 Reviews
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Opens Wed 10a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“Thousands of animals in one million gallons of water”

Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water, including the enormously popular “Sweet Pea” and “Scooter,” the stars of the first shark ray breeding program in the world.  This state-of-the-art facility was named the No. 1 aquarium in the 2012 Readers’ Choice Travel Awards from; the Best Rainy Day Outing in 2006 in Cincinnati Family Magazine; and the Best Aquarium in the Midwest in the Zagat Survey’s U.S. Family Travel Guide in 2004.  Newport Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (link to which sets the rigorous professional standards for animal welfare, veterinary care, wildlife conservation, research, education, staffing and safety.  The Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year. It is located only two minutes from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.

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Jessica F.

I've been going to the Newport aquarium since I was a child and it's such a gem of a facility. It's definitely been on the decline, I think the pandemic was extra difficult, but the exhibits are... Read more

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Gretchen T.

Right off the bat, I want to say I wanted to give the Aquarium itself a whole five stars, but I had to knock off one star because of the parking situation. We bought tickets beforehand and were... Read more

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Liz F.

We hadn't visited the aquarium in a while and we had an unexpectedly excellent visit. It was clean and pleasant, and with limited attendees, it wasn't crowded or busy which is a huge plus - my... Read more

Newport Aquarium

1 Dave Cowens Dr
Newport, Kentucky
41071 USA
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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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