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Dallas World Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Nice place to visit with or without kids. Great variety of animal, birds and fishes. A lot of... read more

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Recife, PE
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Worth every penny

My family and I loved our experience at the Dallas World Aquarium! The array of species is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Springfield, Missouri
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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

Nice place to visit with or without kids. Great variety of animal, birds and fishes. A lot of nature in the middle of a big town!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank georgelG4025CV
Reviewed 4 days ago

Always had a desire to visit this place. It has a nice selection of animals and the vegetation was nice as well. Only draw back is that it was so crowded on the day we visited that we could not really embrace all of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GetAway2Luxury
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I loved our experience at the Dallas World Aquarium! The array of species is impressive and we loved the top-down setup. It's worth your time and money.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank j_writes18
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had taken some grand babies that had never been and they were so excited. They talked about it all evening. Very clean establishment. We will return in the future

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank judithd517
Reviewed 5 days ago

when we decided to go to the aquarium, it didn't look very large. once we were inside we were amazed at the size of it. we meet one of the workers and gained lots of information about the size,which he said was three stories high...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shelbydee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a place worth visiting. I took a friend from India with since he’d never visited an aquarium. The experience was good. However, we were disappointed that there wasn’t more aquarium. Half or more of the exhibits are not aquarium (ocean/sea) life. What...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luv2travel316
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were pleasantly surprised by how nice the Dallas World Aquarium was. My husband, toddler, and I all enjoyed it. It felt more like a zoo than a traditional aquarium. You start on the third floor and meander your way down to the first floor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HappyTravelerIAm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not the cheapest but good parking and a lot to see. Dont go in rush hours or it might happen you miss a whole floor. Just like it happen to us. Great pictures can be taken. Big souvenir shop. Try to avoid school classes. Downtown...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniela L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a good way to enjoy the offerings of Downtown Dallas, I'd recommend that you add the aquarium to your list of to-dos. The species of fish, sea life, birds and so many other animals is plentiful and can keep you engaged...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank soror0198
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful displays with well kept grounds. Not only fish but animals in several themed areas. A little pricey but a nice way to spend a day with the kids. There are three restaurants on site that offer a nice variety of foods for the family...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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October 19, 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.
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
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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.