NEWPORT, Ky. — Newport Aquarium is celebrating Veterans Day with a week of festivities sponsored by Humana, highlighted by a free admission offer to all veteran and active members of the United States Armed Forces from Nov. 7-15.
Throughout Veterans Week sponsored by Humana, all U.S. military personnel—including active, retired and reservists—can receive free admission by simply presenting their military identification at the Newport Aquarium ticket window.
“Newport Aquarium wants to honor the sacrifices the brave men and women of the U.S. military have made for our country,” said Eric Rose, Newport Aquarium executive director. “Offering free admission is a way for us to thank these heroes for their service and show our gratitude.”
Additionally, when a military serviceperson presents their military identification at the ticket window, up to four family members can take advantage of Newport Aquarium’s everyday military discount of $3 off adult tickets and $2 off children’s tickets.
All military members who visit the aquarium during Veterans Week will receive a special patriotic pin that will grant them access to front-row seating with their families during dive shows, otter talks and penguin talks, courtesy of Newport Aquarium and Humana.
Additionally, members of the military will have access to the following exclusive discounts:
- 20 percent discount on Backstage Animal Experiences and Penguin Encounters (space is limited)
- 15 percent discount at Sharky’s Café, the Newport Aquarium gift shop, Sweet Dreams Candy Co. and the Newport on the Levee Welcome Center
- $1 hot dogs and $1 cookies at Sharky’s Café
For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit NewportAquarium.com or call toll free 800-406-FISH (3474).
Newport Aquarium has showcased thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water since May 15, 1999. Named one of the best aquariums in the U.S. by Travel Channel and USA Today, 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 located across the Ohio River from downtown Cincinnati at Newport on the Levee.
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