NEWPORT, Ky. – Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday a partnership with AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee that allows the public to enjoy penguins both in real life and on the big screen for one low cost.
Starting Wednesday, a combo ticket* that includes admission to Newport Aquarium and an AMC Gold ticket voucher to see Penguins of Madagascar will be available for purchase at the Newport on the Levee Welcome Center. An adult combo ticket runs $28, kids ages 2-12 can receive the deal for $20, while children under 2 years can get this exclusive deal at no cost.
Moviegoers who plan to see the 2:15 p.m. showing of Penguins of Madagascar on Nov. 26 at AMC Theatres at Newport on the Levee will get to see Newport Aquarium’s African penguins walk the red carpet and be treated to an exclusive penguin encounter to celebrate the film’s opening.
Admission to Newport Aquarium gives guests the chance to visit Kroger Penguin Palooza. With five species of penguin – king, chinstrap, gentoo, macaroni and rockhopper – totaling 49 birds, the Kroger Penguin Palooza exhibit features one of the most diverse collections of penguins in the country.
A sixth penguin species, the African penguin, is also on exhibit at Newport Aquarium in The Penguin House. Guests can get up close and personal with these friendly birds with the addition of a Penguin Encounter to their admission ticket. Penguin Encounters are available for purchase at both the Newport on the Levee Welcome Center and the Newport Aquarium ticket window.
Penguins of Madagascar, the highly anticipated latest chapter of the popular Madagascar film series from DreamWorks, is set to open in theaters nationwide Wednesday, Nov. 26.
For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit NewportAquarium.com or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).
To contact the Newport on the Levee Welcome Center, call 859-291-0550 ext. 2.
*This special offer cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.
Newport on the Levee Welcome Center Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Newport on the Levee Welcome Center Holiday Hours:
Thanksgiving Day: Closed
Christmas Eve: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
New Year’s Day: Noon to 6 p.m.
Newport Aquarium, the No. 1 aquarium in the country according to USA Today’s 10Best.com, has showcased thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water since 1999. Named a top U.S. aquarium by US City Traveler in 2014 and by Travel Channel in 2013, Newport Aquarium is a Herschend Family Entertainment company and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Newport Aquarium is open to the public 365 days a year and is located across the Ohio River from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.
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