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Dallas World Aquarium

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Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
Phone Number:
+1 214-720-2224
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the...

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, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.

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Great Facility !!!

This place is awesome, my family was thrilled with this facility. If you have never been you definately need to, you will not be disappointed !

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is awesome, my family was thrilled with this facility. If you have never been you definately need to, you will not be disappointed !

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There were two of us, my husband and I, and it cost a little over $40. However, that's not counting the $7-$10 you will also have to pay in parking. I understand though, it's in Dallas. It's like half a zoo and half an aquarium in one building, with the animals mostly on the top floor and the aquarium in... More 

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Thank Elizabeth L
Flower Mound, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have taken our 3 year old grand daughters to the aquarium. Excellent place for kids. They had so much more than we expected. Love the design and lay out keep the flow of visitor's moving along. It is really a fun place to take the kids. Plan to spend 2-3 hours to appreciate everything to see.

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Thank Andrey N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely display with animal, bird, and aquatic life. The flamingos are a favorite as well as the crocodiles. Our young children are engaged, but there isn't a lot that is garnered to toddlers, specifically hands on.

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was such a nice weekend. The temperature was cool and cloudy...great for walking weather. Place is so peaceful and pretty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited this place since I was a child. It has not changed much over the years, but it has a wide array of fish and aquatic creatures, like alligators, manatee, and penguins. It is a fun trip, especially for kids.

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Thank nlogan25
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow this place is amazing. It's more of a walk through a rain forest with both animals and fish them an aquarium. There was so much to see and the whole time it just felt like I was spending the day in the tropics. This is without a doubt a must visit location in Dallas for both families and adults.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Dallas aquarium is pretty much an immersive experience. You don't feel like you're in a museum or aquarium. You feel like you're walking through a jungle wilderness. There's a significant number of different and varied animals ranging from fish to birds to monkeys. It's s great place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is all indoor so a great place to visit regardless of what the weather is like outside. Many unique exhibits and things to keep the kids attention. There is also a small gift shop and restaurant inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the best aquariums. We loved it. I also learned a lot on how to keep my little aquarium at home.

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