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Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: +1 214-720-2224
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the...
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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As well as being an aquarium, it's also a rainforest! The habitat is amazing. Interesting animals, birds, and fish. Good for all ages...young to old and in between!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

As well as being an aquarium, it's also a rainforest! The habitat is amazing. Interesting animals, birds, and fish. Good for all ages...young to old and in between!

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Willis, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took our grandchildren, and we all enjoyed it. I would go again, but I would research, and find a good time that isn't quite so crowded. The first half was difficult to get through, with so many people.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My grandson named it "zooarium". This is an interesting way to present a number of different animals in a small space. It's premise is that you start in the rainforest tree tops & work your way down through the forest. At the " floor" you go down under the soil & look at the different water animals that are found... More 

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Gaeta, Italy
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is not so much an aquarium, despite the name, as it is a miniature zoo. You'll pay at least $7 for parking and another $20 per person. You won't see much more than you would at a normal zoo except only slightly more aquatic life. You can at least feel good that your money is going to a... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere! Lots of walking! Exhibits are great to see and hear! Enjoyed this aquarium very much!

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Fort Worth, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you live in Dallas or are visiting - you have to visit the aquarium. The building is clean, well designed and easy to move around (some places are hard to move around with kids, strollers, parents, etc). The staff is very knowledgeable and willing to help you out. The aquarium is very unique with the layout of the building... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went to visit this place and were highly disappointed. It's not so much an aquarium as we thought. It was overly crowded and confusing. In order to see all animals, you have to back track a few times. It's like an indoor zoo, as you see more than what you would at an aquarium. Just wasn't worth the $20... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We recently held a corporate dinner at the Aquarium and it was fantastic! The evening started with a cocktail hour by the jaguar (who was constantly showing off for the crowd) followed by dinner in the shark tunnel. The staff was amazing, the food was delicious, and they made sure to cater to our group's needs. I definitely recommend using... More 

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Rowlett, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I've lived in the Dallas area for about 6 years and I have been here twice. It may seem like a small place for an aquarium but on the inside it's a lot bigger. It's not your average aquarium, they have a wide range of sea life, as well as, birds and other land animals. I recommend this place for... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was absolutely breath taking and in wonderful condition! The staff was very friendly and educational! They were there to help you if you needed and no task was too small to them! keep up the fantastic work!

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Additional Information about Dallas World Aquarium

Address: 1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: +1 214-720-2224
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 21

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