Newport, Oregon: Aquarium Village

Little buildings shaped like old ships, plus statues of sea creatures and pirates. Look for the cow shark eating a human leg.
Address:
3101 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR
Directions:
Just south of the bridge off of US 101. Turn east onto 32nd St., then left onto Ferry Slip Rd. On the right.
Admission:
Free
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Aquarium Village.

Aquarium Village

Aquarium Village is a quirky arts shopping area just south of the Newport Bay Aquarium. Old fiberglass pirate statues and seaport roadside attraction-esque sea creatures decorate the outside of funky art studios resembling old ships. There's an array of beautiful murals, and even a cow shark eating a human leg!

[Claire Westover, 07/13/2016]

Boat buildings

Aquarium Village Nautical Themed Shops

Aquarium Village is a once industrial area which is now a group of nautically themed shops. The shops are built to look like ships at the dock, Tiki Huts, and Pirate Ships. They are all brightly painted and it all looks pretty neat. This is built very close to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, which used to house Keiko the Killer Whale, of Free Willy fame.

The area also has statues of "Nessie the Yaquina Bay Sea Monster," "Wally the Walrus" and an orca, which is probably suppose to be Keiko.

[Jody Day, 07/24/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Yaquina Bay Monster StatueYaquina Bay Monster Statue, Newport, OR - < 1 mi.
Giant Orca - Killer Whale StatueGiant Orca - Killer Whale Statue, Newport, OR - < 1 mi.
Wax WorksWax Works, Newport, OR - 1 mi.
In the region:
Bazalgette the Spewing Whale, Yachats, OR - 21 mi.

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