Kids can explore the wonders of Newportfor free during Summer Family Hours. Two children are admitted free with each full-priced adult from 4-7pm Sunday-Friday. May 13, 2011 The only thing better than seeing penguins is getting to see them for free. Newport Aquarium today announced the return of Summer Family Hours, an affordable way for the whole family to enjoy Penguin Palooza, as well as the many other great exhibits at the Aquarium, all summer long...Just buy tickets at the Aquarium ticket windows during those times to take advantage of the great deal, May 30 through Sept. 2. Note: Tickets must be purchased at the Aquarium on the day of your visit to take advantage of the deal...And there's plenty to see and do this summer at Newport Aquarium. Penguin Palooza sponsored by Kroger features new species, a new habitat for the birds and new interactive opportunities for guests. Meet the cool new Rockhopper penguins as they join the King, Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins in the exhibit. Sit right next to the 8,000-gallon tank in the new seating area and come face-to-face with the penguins as they swim and play. Plus, enjoy the Aquarium's new live show with a presenter who will entertain guests with penguin facts and interact with several animated penguin characters on a new high definition video board, all made exclusively for the new Penguin Palooza Exhibit. Don't forget Newport Aquarium also celebrates summer by opening earlier and closing later than usual: Newport Aquarium Extended Summer Hours May 27 through Sept. 3 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.