Kentucky Zoos

Kentucky Zoos and Aquariums

The Newport Aquarium.
Newport, KY.

Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water: You’ll be amazed at all there is to see and do, including fun and interactive activities, like touching a shark or meeting a penguin.

Designed to entertain and educate, the Newport Aquarium showcases thousands of aquatic creatures from around the world in a million gallons of fresh and saltwater. Newport Aquarium was recently named the No. 1 aquarium in the Midwest in the world-famous Zagat Survey’s U.S. Family Travel Guide. The Aquarium is an accredited member of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA), a leader in global wildlife conservation.

Specially designed underwater tunnels will bring you face-to-face with sharks and other marine life. Exciting exhibits and larger-than-life murals will take you on an up-close encounter with the world’s most beautiful, bizarre, and dangerous creatures.

The Newport Aquarium is open 365 days a year, with extended summer and holiday hours to maximize visitor enjoyment.
Open daily: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

General Admission
Newport Aquarium Adult Admission (Ages 13+) $59.99
Newport Aquarium Child Admission (Ages 2 – 12) $43.99

Senior (65+) -$54.99

Children under the age of 2 FREE

Take the Newport Aquarium video tour with Ciara Bravo. There is fun and fascination for all ages with thousands of animals from 600 species living in a million gallons of water.

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The Louisville Zoo.
Louisville, KY.

The Louisville Zoo is a non-profit organization accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium
Association (AZA) Look for the logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.
The Zoo’s Collections, including its botanical garden
are also accredited by the American Association of Museums

The Louisville Zoo is open daily year-round.
Sept.24.18 to March 15, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.)

March 16 to Sept. 22, 2019
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.)

Admission Prices
Adults (12–59) $16.25
Children (3–11) $11.75
Senior (60+) $11.75

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