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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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There is much more than fish here! The are birds, reptiles, mammals too! We enjoyed the small... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Indianapolis, Indiana
Good sharks

Very nice aquarium. The best part are the sharks swimming above you on the clear túnel. You can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Solange G
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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

There is much more than fish here! The are birds, reptiles, mammals too! We enjoyed the small monkeys, owls, ocolot, bats, spiders, and many more. The swordfish were especially amazing. Also loved the giant manatee and crocodiles. The design of the habitats and layout of...More

Thank robertsl54
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We shouldn’t have come on a Saturday but we had no choice. Unfortunately that meant it was extremely busy and you had to wait in a line to get in, get tickets, and then wait in line to move around through the museum. It was...More

Thank Martinfamily222
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice aquarium. The best part are the sharks swimming above you on the clear túnel. You can spend a nice afternoon there.

Thank Solange G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lot of fun ... it was heavy rain and out walk up the entry got our jeans and shoes and socks completely soaked. Had to buy one of the boys a new t shirt in the gift shop because he was soaked. Learned there...More

Thank AmitesJohn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a rainy Saturday afternoon with our state fair plans put on hold due to weather, we (4 adults in our 20s) thought the aquarium seemed like a fun activity. Overall, we easily could have saved the $23 each and pursued something else. This is...More

Thank brittymac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been coming here on weekdays I need a smile for years. Wander around when it's slow, listen to the sounds. It's awesome. My favorite? The otters! All they do is play... I'm jealous 😜

Thank blumphotography
Reviewed 5 days ago

The glass on all the tanks are filthy. The aquarium doesn’t flow well. We kept asking where things were then back tracked. Some of the reptiles were in tanks that seemed too small. There was an eel about 2’ long that was in a tank...More

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An aquarium AND a “zoo.” Lots of animals, birds, insects and snakes, in addition to the aquarium. Nice jungle type setting with easy-to-walk paths. Everything is wheelchair accessible. Interesting exhibits and explanatory signs. Gift shops, cafes and snack bars.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

In summary is not in optimal conditions. Looks dull, neglected and some animals are too passive, maybe bored? Pros: The tank of different shark species is beautiful. Excellent tunnel design that you can see over your head. The beige crocodile Is beautiful and huge. Many...More

Thank Ivonna02
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing you see as you enter is birds in very small cages. I enjoyed seeing all the birds, animals and marine animals, but the venue is so small. Definitely would rate it as an indoor zoo more than an aquarium. Another review said...More

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October 13, 2018|
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Response from Ivonna02 | Reviewed this property |
I really don’t know. Sorry I czn not help you.
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.
Alice M
September 1, 2018|
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Response from J Travis C | Property representative |
Simply hang on to your receipt which acts as your group's ticket. You can also request a stamp or sticker (depending on the day) to return the same day.