Posts Tagged: Newport Aquarium

Mermaids Return to Newport

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For a limited time only, Mermaids and Pirates return to the Newport Aquarium. Your mini mermaids, and pint-sized pirates will love seeing a “real” life mermaid underwater in the Amazon Tunnel, splashing around in Stingray Hideaway and taking photos with a mermaid at Shark Ray Bay Theatre. Mermaids and Pirates are at the aquarium September… Read more »

Mom Report: Ring of Fire

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Ready to explore something new with your family at the Newport Aquarium? Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus recently made its public debut.  The former jellyfish room has been artfully remodeled to house this breathtaking exhibit. Lights and sounds will immerse you in the thunderous world that the Japanese Spider Crab, Moon Jellyfish, and… Read more »

Veterans Week at Newport Aquarium

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The Newport Aquarium and Humana will honor all the men and women who have served our country by offering free admission from Nov. 4 – 12.  Active or retired members of the military, disabled veterans, military reservist, or anyone who has ever served in the Armed Forces can show their Military ID* at the ticket… Read more »

Mermaids and Pirates, Oh My!

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Mermaids and Pirates have invaded Newport Aquarium! You have until October 15 to meet playful pirates and view majestic mermaids in their underwater oasis.    I recently took my boys for an afternoon adventure at the Aquarium, and they had a blast. They loved discovering hidden treasure throughout the aquarium, meeting Nova the mermaid, and joking… Read more »

Mom Report: Stingray Hideaway

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Newport Aquarium has always been a family favorite in our house. From the sharks, the large Grouper named Brutus, and the waddling penguins, my family always enjoys trips to the aquarium. Newport Aquarium’s newest exhibit, Stingray Hideaway opened May 5. The stingrays are located in a newly renovated area where the otters formerly were. The… Read more »

Summertime at Newport Aquarium

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It’s summertime at Newport Aquarium!  Head to the home of Shark Bridge for a special deal in June!  Up to two children can get in for $5 after 4 p.m.  Plus, families can enjoy the Aquarium’s extended summer hours — the facility will now be open from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. through September 3. For… Read more »

Mom Report: Newport Aquarium

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Recently, I scheduled a special day for my daughter. A day where she got to pick EVERYTHING we did from the moment we woke up. My daughter, among other things, requested to “waddle with penguins.” Yep. Waddle with penguins. I felt like my two-and-a-half-year-old was attempting to call my bluff on the “you get to… Read more »

Extended Hours at Newport Aquarium

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Just in time for Spring Break, the Newport Aquarium offers extended hours March 19 – April 3.  Families can spend a little more time with exotic animals from around the world, touch sharks, and dare to cross the Shark Bridge.  Hours are daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Admission is $23.99 adults, $15.99 ages 2… Read more »

Winter Family Days at Newport Aquarium

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Winter Family Days at Newport Aquarium returns!  Two children (ages 2 – 12) get in FREE with each full-priced adult ticket.  (This special offer cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.) Pack up the kids and enjoy a trip to the Aquarium, where you can check out: Shark Bridge –This 75-foot rope bridge is… Read more »

Scuba Santa Has Arrived!

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As a shark swims by, Santa asks, “Have you been good?” You answer, “Of course!” Every visit to the Newport Aquarium is filled with wonder, intrigue and awe! You can pet a starfish, walk through a tunnel surrounded by sharks, rays and a friendly loggerhead turtle. You may also find yourself inches away from 14-foot-long… Read more »

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