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Dallas World Aquarium

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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
+1 214-720-2224
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A Huge Surprise!

I was meeting a friend I had not seen in years in Dallas while her husband attended a conference... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharon C
Birmingham, Alabama
Excellent and ingenious use of space.

The ground coverage of the aquarium buildings can lead people to think that there may not be a lot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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, 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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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
+1 214-720-2224
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Reviewed yesterday

I was meeting a friend I had not seen in years in Dallas while her husband attended a conference. We were both from out of town and just wanted somewhere to stroll and talk and catch up. Since it was raining we needed an indoor...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed yesterday

The ground coverage of the aquarium buildings can lead people to think that there may not be a lot to see there. However with some very ingenious use of the space and multi-level design the aquarium is home to a surprisingly large number of aquatic...More

Thank Whitewash1970
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I visited the aquarium, not really knowing what to expect. We were really impressed by all that there was to see inside and felt the trip was well worth the cost to enter. Having been to the Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto, ON...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is more than fish tanks. There are as many birds, I think, as fish. There are two underwater tunnels with fish swimming around them. The kids I saw seemed to be enjoying it. A good indoor activity during inclement weather, especially.

Thank Clark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit zoos and aquariums every vacation! This was a great combination of both. The aquarium was magnificent and the zoo parts were very authentic. Def recommend if your ever in Dallas. This is in our top 10 for sure.

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time here. The aquarium is a lot of fun. We went on a weekday in the Fall so it was not that crowded. I thought that the design of aquarium was pretty cool. I liked that they had different habitats. I...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice clean place to view fish and such. parking is kind of a pain, you have to look hard to find a place and pay at private lots. plan on standing inline to get into the building. it's nice once you get in but ,...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoy going to this aquarium its always so fun and exciting to see the fishes and animals. You will be very happy you went.

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please do not visit this aquarium. DWA has been under investigation with PETA for years. The have a panther there that is clearly exhibiting signs of anxiety and stress. He paces in his habitat every time I have gone there which is often. It is...More

1  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Dallas Aquarian is not your typical aquarium. It’s multilevel, partial open air with some narrow walkways and some tropical jungle exhibits. On an uncrowded cool day it’s a treat. On a hot August Saturday it is not.

1  Thank Rebeccah S
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2017|
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Response from Rebeccah S | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can but suggest you avoid crowded weekend visits. Narrow walkways and strollers could be uncomfortable.
Richard T
3 November 2017|
Response from Fran C | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember, but you can probably check the website.
Janie D
21 August 2017|
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Response from Sharyn S | Reviewed this property |
About $20 each for adults. Under 12 is about $15.