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The Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas

#2 of 41 in Zoos & Aquariums in Texas
Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes wonders of the underwater world at The Dallas World Aquarium. Located in Dallas’ historic district, the aquarium and zoo complex features eight themed exhibits dedicated to education and the preservation of endangered animals and sea creatures. Wander through the tropical rainforest exhibit for a chance to see exotic birds, Orinoco crocodiles, and three-toed sloths, or get up close to dozens of sharks, rays, and sawfish at the Mundo Maya exhibit. Check the aquarium’s website for the daily schedule to attend a feeding with your favorite animal. Make The Dallas World Aquarium a centerpiece of your Dallas vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Dallas trip website.
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  • If you go, DO NOT GO over a weekend. Masks are required which is good because you're absolutely smushed in like sardines. Being that crowded, wearing masks in an already humid environment... not a...  more »
  • I enjoyed my time here at the Dallas World Aquarium on Saturday September 4, 2021. I arrived around 1or 2pm & it was pretty crowded, but not u comfortable. If you are afraid of Covid & social...  more »
  • I absolutely love this place! There are so many different animals and the employees here are great too. Parking can be a bit of a challenge but once you get in the experience is unforgettable. The exhibits seem to be well maintained. I definitely recommend if you are looking for something to do during free time.
  • Best Aquarium I’ve ever been to! Animals have big exhibits and interactive cage mates! Beautiful decor too! I would like to see a bigger tank for the octopus though. For such an intelligent animal it seems quite small.
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