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Hours

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • The Dallas World Aquarium has been nominated as one of America's "Best Aquariums" in 2018 by USA Today. You can show your support by voting once a day through April 28th. http://bit.ly/voteDWA10best
  • 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

    Bonnethead shark

    The Bonnethead shark is the smallest member of the Hammerhead family, reaching only about four feet in total length. It is found in tropical waters o

    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

    Crimson-rumped toucanet

    Crimson-rumped toucanets are mostly green in color and, as the name implies, have a red rump. They are somewhat darker and have a bronze tint above. T

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