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  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving

Admission

  • Adult - $20.95 + tax
  • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
  • Child - free (under 2)
  • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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Featured Animals

Giant anteater

This enormous relative of sloths and armadillos is found all the way from Honduras to Argentina, but has gone extinct in several parts of this range,

Great tinamou

Though found from Mexico to Brazil, this primitive bird has never been common in captivity. Chicks were hatched in California in the 1970s, but the s

Tawny-capped euphonia

Found along the Caribbean Slope of Costa Rica and Panama, this bird barely enters South America, in extreme northeastern Colombia. A rare species in

Golden lion tamarin

Forty years ago, this magnificent monkey appeared on its way to extinction, both in its native Atlantic Coastal Forest of Brazil and in zoos as well.

Recent Articles

Earth Day 2015 Manatee Release

In February 2008, The Dallas World Aquarium was contacted requesting assistance with four orphaned Amazonian manatees (Trichechus inunguis) in Iquitos

AMBASSADORS AT THE DWA

“Welcome to the DWA” — frequently said by many of our ambassadors as you begin your journey through the rainforest....

TOO CUTE — Pudu fawn!

We want to introduce you to one of the cutest babies at The Dallas World Aquarium — our Southern pudu...

IT’S A SQUIRREL? … IT’S AN OPOSSUM? … IT’S A SLOTH?…

The identification of the mammal at the top of our general admissions entrance area seems to stump everyone who sees...