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Dallas World Aquarium

1801 North Griffin Street | Dallas, TX 75202 | Official website
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  • Type: Zoos and Aquariums
  • Time to Spend: 2 hours to Half Day
Overall Rating: 4.0 (3.8)
Value: 3.0 (3.0)
Facilities: 4.0 (4.0)
Atmosphere: 4.0 (4.0)
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Perhaps "aquarium" isn't the right word to describe this attraction. Of course there are fish, stingrays, eels and octopuses, but the Dallas World Aquarium also houses penguins, sharks and flamingos. A living rainforest shelters manatees, crocodiles, monkeys and toucans, while the Mayan exhibit is home to a jaguar and an ocelot, among other fascinating wildlife. As one TripAdvisor user puts it: "The Dallas World Aquarium is an amazing facility that takes you on a journey through the rainforest; you feel like you are actually in Central America for a few wonderful of hours."

Housed in a converted warehouse just a few blocks away from the DART's West End Station, the Dallas World Aquarium is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (hours of operation sometimes fluctuate depend on the season, so check ahead with the aquarium's website). Admission costs vary between $13 and $21, dependent on age; children age 2 and under can enter for free.

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