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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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Lots to see

When approaching from the outside we were skeptical of what we would find inside. However, there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RCM3716
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Crowded but fun

We only had a couple of hours in Dallas and decided that the aquarium would be a nice place to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
C S
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New York City, New York
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1503
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+1 214-720-2224
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When approaching from the outside we were skeptical of what we would find inside. However, there were tons of interesting animals and proved worth the price of admission.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We only had a couple of hours in Dallas and decided that the aquarium would be a nice place to spend the afternoon. The lines to get in were a bit long. We had to wait about 10 minutes to pay. Once inside, the exhibits...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughters (3 and 6) found the aquarium interesting but were scared by some of the displays, as the place is fairly dark. That said, there was lots to see including some interesting creatures. However I felt sorry for the jaguar kept in such a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I came here a second time only because I was a chaperone on a field trip. The parking here is still a problem - the automated lot right by the 'group entrance' had a card reader that wasn't accepting credit cards, so a long line...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

very underwhelmed. everywhere we go we hit the aquarium if we can. This was not your average aquarium. Not much going for it. Was some cool spots but not what we expected when we bought tickets for an aquarium.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful place, well designed and thoughtful. Start with the entryway, an experience in itself. Unusual flora, creating a great feel. In addition to plant life, there are many unusual birds, reptiles and mammals. Exhibits are well designed, showing flora anf faunain near...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to add, except this aquarium is my new favorite place to spend the day in Dallas. It was a bit crowded at times because of all the school tours, I learned quickly to just step aside and let them pass on by, then you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Dallas Aquarium on a recent Dallas trip. Entrance cost was $23 per adult and you’re given a “map”. I say “map” because it’s a three story building where certain floors slope down to the next and the maps don’t show this...More

2  Thank Ashley L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience here. Funny thing is it has more birds than fish!! That being said we were ok with that as the birds were awesome. This was not just another aquarium. We would highly recommend.

1  Thank TerryA507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This aquarium is aboslutely spectacular, however try and time your trip for when there is the least likely time for lots of schoolchildren as this is a frequent stop for multiple school field trips! I think the best time would likely be early in the...More

Thank Ian K
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yellowsheart
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Madhur G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , you might want to check online or call them to confirm.
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shasozen
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Walt W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't get to see feeding time. We were so excited about seeing one up close we didn't think to ask about learns or additional interactions.
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Ann D
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets at the door
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