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Hours

  • 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

    Orinoco crocodile

    This large species is similar to the American crocodile. The body is made up of scales (scutes) that vary in shape and strength. Orinoco crocodiles ca

    Crested oropendola

    Like the Green oropendola, this species comes from Northeastern South America. Its icy blue eyes contrast with its black feathers. The yellow tail f

    Red-eared slider turtle

    Until 1975, when selling turtles less than four inches long was banned due to outbreaks of salmonella in children, "babies" of this species were sold

    Ornate hawk-eagle

    This beautiful bird has always been a rare exhibit. The DWA has had unusual success propagating this species. Young birds have white heads. Weighin

    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...