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Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

#44 of 238 things to do in Dallas Features Animals
1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
+1 469-554-7340
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Everyday is a fun day at the aquarium

We always have a fantastic time at the aquarium here in fair park. My child loves running around... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Travis C
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Grapevine, Texas
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Small and quaint aquarium for children

Very small children's aquarium. $8 per adult and my 2 year old was free. The best part is the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
stlcardinalsfamily
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Peoria, Illinois
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1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We always have a fantastic time at the aquarium here in fair park. My child loves running around and looking at the sharks, turtles, stingrays and all sorts of wonderful saltwater and fresh water fish. You could spend an hour or half a day here...More

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very small children's aquarium. $8 per adult and my 2 year old was free. The best part is the stingray exhibit. We have been to other stingray exhibits but none as nice. The staff was very personable, engaging & knowledgeable. My child loved getting to...More

Thank stlcardinalsfamily
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This aquarium is a little smaller than the other aquariums I have visited in Dallas but it is really kid friendly. My favorite part was the stingrays, you get to feed them!

Thank sarahmgalloway78
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I took my 6 year old and had a blast. There are lots of things to see and touch and, because its in Fair Park, you can walk to the Science place, Museum of Natural History, and lots of other places.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My 6 year old granddaughter loved this place. Accessible exhibits, plenty to see, friendly and informative volunteers. Highlight? Stroking the stingrays. She is a timid child but they amused her for a good 30 minutes. Very good value and probably better for small children than...More

1  Thank HMMs
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I hadn't been to this aquarium in many years and honestly was hesitant to go. It was my sons 8th birthday however and we have always gone to the Dallas World Aquarium in downtown as our birthday tradition. This year funds were a little tight...More

4  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This aquarium was meant to be seen at stroller level and is very fitting for kids that age. My 1.5 year old loved walking around on a weekday when there were only a handful of other visitors. It didn't scare her as I expected, not...More

3  Thank RooibosDrinker
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My daughter loved it, they have small animals and fish. The penguin area is lovely. Would Def recommend

Thank MAJOCER
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Part of a short "adventure" trip for grandchildren. Excellent experience for a minimal price. Only downside is the long walk from (free) parking area. Helpful, friendly staff.wonderful exhibits. Opportunity to see sharks fed....All three grandchildren loved it.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It was perfect for my 1 year old grandson. Most things are in view from a stroller! There was lots of movement in most of the displays so he could spot the various specimens. It is a VERY small exhibit so I wouldn't recommend it...More

Thank TLS56852
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Jillian R
6 June 2017|
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Response from Travis C | Reviewed this property |
The aquarium is fun for teens and pre teens too. They will probably enjoy feeding the string rays, and watching the sharks.
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Tammie M
3 March 2016|
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Response from K B | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, wheelchair accessible...
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Anita G
30 July 2015|
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Response from GigglingGirl | Reviewed this property |
A day admission is $8 for anybody aged over 11 and $6 from 3-11 years old if you've children younger than 3 they are free. It differs though if you have a zoo membership etc but I didn't so paid above.
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