Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky – One of the Best in the U.S.

Once again, the Newport Aquarium has received national recognition. Destinations Travel Magazine named it one of the 12 Best Aquariums in the U.S. in its July 2014 issue.

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What did the publication like about the aquarium?

  • 70+ exhibits
  • 14 galleries – especially Jellyfish Gallery, Gator Alley , Kroger Penguin Palooza and Dangerous and Deadly
  • 1 million gallons of water
  • 1,000s of animals

See the article here.

In March 2014, the aquarium was ranked #9 by US City Travel. In 2012, it was ranked #1 in the 10 Besties Reader’s Choice Travel Awards from

The Newport Aquarium is located in Newport, Kentucky.



Newport Aquarium Rated Among the Best

The Newport Aquarium has been rated among the “10 Besties Best Aquariums” in the U.S. by

Located at Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium has all kinds of interesting critters that come from the water: jellyfish, sharks and alligators, just to name a few!

The aquarium features 11,000 animals and 60+ exhibits that include clear, acrylic floors and tunnels, so you can observe while “under the sea”.