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Dallas World Aquarium

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Much more than we thought it would be.

Loved it. Many varieties of birds, monkeys, small animals and aquarium items. We had five adults... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Rainy day visit

Spent 2 hours here and it was well worth the price of admission. Interesting and educational. Great... read more

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The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals...more
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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
+1 214-720-2224
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved it. Many varieties of birds, monkeys, small animals and aquarium items. We had five adults and two kids in our party. The parking is $10 additional. Beware of panhandlers wandering the lot. We all had several photo opportunities in all the tropical foliage. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent 2 hours here and it was well worth the price of admission. Interesting and educational. Great to do on a rainy day in Dallas.

Thank Rdy2go-emw
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was just expecting a lot of aquariums, but the place is huge with lots of interactive screens and plenty of habitats to explore.

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is not a humane place for animals. They have a jaguar in an enclosed space. Most species have very limited room to move. Yes, children like it but that’s because they don’t see the hardships the animals are in during. This place is...More

Thank Vincelees
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dallas' slice of rain forest in downtown! The Aquarium actually has just as many exhibits of birds and other animals as it does aquatic life. At the right times you can catch curators bringing animals around the walkways right up close - the sloth is...More

Thank gw812
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable afternoon here today. The variety of animals on display is really cool. They have a Manatee! The whole rainforest concept is really fun. Go and spend the day.

Thank AndrewR393
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my first time visiting the aquarium and I decided to bring my parents who were visiting from Florida. Everyone working there was very nice and the ticket line moved very fast. I liked the overall flow of the experience, thought it felt more...More

Thank crmhous312
Reviewed 1 week ago

For an indoor zoo, this place is a good way to enjoy wildlife. At peak hours, good luck trying to get a good picture shot because of the limited space to move around (indoor zoo, what do you expect?) Parents should pay close attention to...More

Thank SidiqArif
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place They have a shark tank and bats.They have big sea otters bird and other things It is more than just a aquarium

Thank cougar12345
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it from the minute I set foot on this place. Its nicely arranged so animals have sort of freedom and theres a lot of hidden sea creatures to discover. Its well instructed on how to follow the place but they will still you...More

Thank CamilaSNp
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19 October 2018|
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Response from Mark and Cindy C | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any wheelchairs for rental, however, we recommend that you call them and ask. Their phone number is (214) 720-2224 and they open at 10AM.
14 October 2018|
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
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13 September 2018|
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Response from J Travis C | Property representative |
We can hold your luggage or coat. We'll give you a claim check at the Admissions desk which you'll pass by again at the exit. We look forward to your visit.