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Hours

  • 10:00 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

    Citron-throated toucan

    Always extremely rare in captivity, this subtly beautiful toucan is common in its limited range in Colombia and Venezuela. Several arrived at the DWA

    Freshwater Sawfish

    The Freshwater sawfish, or Largetooth sawfish, is a unique cartilaginous fish that is a member of the order Rajiformes which includes stingrays

    Copperband butterflyfish

    The Copperband or Beaked butterfly fish is a popular species, but can be a finicky aquarium inhabitant. By nature, the Copperband butterfly feeds on

    Red-bellied piranha

    It appears there are no documented cases of piranhas killing people, but there have been several cases where they have eaten humans that had drowned.

    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...