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Dallas World Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A great facility for all ages

We came as a group of 3 adults plus a 2mo old baby. We did not bring a stroller in but from what we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
San Francisco, California
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Saturday Day Out!

What an awesome time, enjoyed each exhibit the children LOVED it....we will visit again!!! The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nikki C
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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

Me and my 13 year old daughter went on a Monday morning. The design is very well done. I should have done better research. The word "aquarium" was what we focused on. After going to the aquariums in Chattanooga and Atlanta, this place was nothing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came as a group of 3 adults plus a 2mo old baby. We did not bring a stroller in but from what we observed, there are plenty of ramps available if a stroller is brought. There are quite a lot of benches scattered around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an awesome time, enjoyed each exhibit the children LOVED it....we will visit again!!! The staff was nice and friendly!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed the exhibits. You can see animals of all kinds up close (many tropical birds, sloths, ocelot, bats, otters, rays). The Sawfish Shark exhibit was neat as the sharks swim above you in a tunnel style aquarium. There are many different aquaria representing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BirdGyrl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you visit Dallas the first thing to do is to go there... I went there and was astonished by the wide variety of sea animals... You move from one room to another one and you see the Beaty of the sea world ; fish,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank issamaalouf
Reviewed 6 days ago

I get that it can be crowded sometimes but this was ridiculous. Not only was it crowded but the path was very narrow in some parts and it took forever to see anything. Also for the price was most exuberant. Hardly any animals where there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gorethox
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dallas Aquarium never disappoints! so much more than your typical aquarium - it's like walking through a rain forest.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenli H
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests, the aquarium houses exhibits that feature animals from around the world: Borneo, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, South Africa and many more. Leafy and Weedy seadragons and clownfish are popular with the kids. You can see two-toed sloths, parrots, toucans and other vibrantly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank OutsideSuburbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is super fun and educational. Lots of animals and species not just water species, which was a surprise to me. It is like a mini zoo which is super cool. I went with my husband on a date and we had the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jenniferharris0221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful surprise this beautiful aquarium is. Actually, it's more than an aquarium, it's a rain forest, mini zoo, and more. I love nature and the rain forest environment is so beautiful and a feast for the eyes.. Of course, the animals were just...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda M
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Patrick M
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 504waltw | Reviewed this property |
There were coupons available at local hotels. There was also a pass program advertised in Dallas for multiple events. We also learned that there is a coupon from aquarium coupons on line not promoting any one option... More
Courtney F
September 12, 2018|
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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.