Newport Aquarium offers free admission to U.S. Military Nov. 8-11

Veterans Weekend sponsored by Humana includes military family discounts, free Veterans Breakfast


NEWPORT, Ky.Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday a full slate of festivities for Veterans Weekend sponsored by Humana, highlighted by a free admission offer to all veteran and active members of the United States Armed Forces from Nov. 8-11.

During Veterans Weekend sponsored by Humana, all U.S. military personnel – including active, retired and reservists – can receive free admission simply by presenting their military identification at the Newport Aquarium ticket window.

“Newport Aquarium is extremely grateful for the sacrifices the brave men and women of the U.S. military have made to serve our country,” said Eric Rose, Newport Aquarium vice president and executive director. “Offering free admission to these heroes is a reflection of our gratitude and a way for us to thank them for their service.”

Additionally, when a military serviceperson presents their military identification at the ticket window, up to four of their family members can take advantage of Newport Aquarium’s everyday military discount of $3 off adult tickets and $2 off children’s tickets.

As an additional display of gratitude for their sacrifices, all military members who visit the aquarium during Veterans Weekend sponsored by Humana will receive a special patriotic pin, courtesy of Newport Aquarium and Humana.

Newport Aquarium to Offer Free Breakfast to Veterans
As part of Veterans Weekend sponsored by Humana, Newport Aquarium is hosting a Veterans Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 8:30 a.m. in the Riverside Room. Veterans can receive free admission to the breakfast with the purchase of an additional full-priced adult Veterans Breakfast ticket. Admission to the breakfast includes an alligator encounter and early entry to the aquarium. Space is limited for this event and registration is required. Reservations can be made by calling 859-815-1471.

For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).


Newport Aquarium, the No. 1 aquarium in the country according to USA Today’s, 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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