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  • 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.
  • 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

    Golden tanager

    There are at least 47 species of small, jewel-like tanagers in the genus Tangara, making this the largest genus of purely Tropical American bir

    Queen angelfish

    One of the first salt water tropical fishes to be kept in aquariums, this beautiful fish was exhibited live by P.T. Barnum (of circus fame) at his Ame

    Panamanian golden frog

    Actually a toad, it is known only from Panama, where it has been protected by a Decree of the National Legislation since 1967. It was originally thre

    Hoffman’s two-toed sloth

    The two species of two-toed sloths have two toes on their forelimbs, but three on their hindlimbs. While the gentle three-toed sloths eat only leaves

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    For Your Information

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