Newport Aquarium offers free admission to veterans and active military Nov. 5 – 13

Veterans Week

Sponsored by Humana

Veterans Get Free Admission!

Newport Aquarium and Humana are honoring all the men and women who’ve served our country and are currently serving, by offering them free admission from November 5th to 13th. If you’re an active or retired member of the military, a disabled veterans, military reservist, or anyone who has ever served in the Armed Forces, just show your Military I.D.* at the Newport Aquarium ticket window to receive your free admission.

Military Discount for Family Members

Family members can receive our military discount of $3 off adult tickets and $2 off child tickets.

Free Gift and Reserved seating for Veterans

Newport Aquarium and Humana would like to present each Veteran with a special patriotic pin to show our appreciation for your service. Veterans wearing the pin can take advantage of reserved front row seating with their families during shows, feeds and talks.

Other special discounts for pin wearing Veterans:

*To receive free admission you can show a Military I.D. card, VA membership or healthcare card, a state verified veteran status logo on your driver’s license or state I.D., discharge papers or any other proof of military service.

Thank you for your service to our country!


Newport Aquarium offers free admission to U.S. Military Nov. 7-15

Veterans Week sponsored by Humana includes military family discounts, reserved seatingVeteransWeek-FrogFlag_890x380

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:

For more information on Newport Aquarium, visit 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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