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

    Madagascar big-headed turtle

    This critically endangered freshwater turtle was long thought to be in the otherwise South American genus Podocmemis, which includes the Arrau

    Harlequin shrimp

    The colorful pattern of the Harlequin or Clown shrimp makes this beautiful crustacean quite popular. Its white or cream colored body is covered with d

    Giant otter

    While Sea otters can also weigh up to 100 pounds, Giant otters are definitely the longest members of the weasel family, reaching five-and-a-half feet

    Dragon wrasse

    While juvenile and adult Harlequin tusk fish look very similar to each other, many other wrasses undergo astounding transformations as they reach matu

    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

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    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...