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Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

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1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
+1 469-554-7340
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Great for a Rainy Day with Kids

We loved taking our niece to the Aquarium on a rainy day in Dallas. There are so many different... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cigi T
,
Texas
Great Fun for the Little Ones !!

Came here with our 4 year old and had alot of fun for the value. $20 for the family was good lots... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
PhatPatW
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
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1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
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"stingray bay"
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"sea life"
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"feed the stingrays"
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"touch tank"
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"sting ray"
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"eye level"
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"white alligator"
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"star fish"
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"pet stingrays"
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"great for kids"
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"rock lobster"
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"per adult"
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"lots of fun"
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"rainy day"
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"year olds"
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"dallas zoo"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved taking our niece to the Aquarium on a rainy day in Dallas. There are so many different exhibits to see. Sharks, yes sharks! Not Great Whites, but still Sharks in Dallas? Very Pink Flamingos, and friendly staff. Holidays are going to be busy....More

Thank Cigi T
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Came here with our 4 year old and had alot of fun for the value. $20 for the family was good lots of nice fish and my boy love the touch area as well as the stingrays. Great place to spend a few hours and...More

Thank PhatPatW
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy this aquarium. This was our second time to be there and the staff is always very friendly and informative. The aquarium itself is pretty small but I love the hands on experience that my kids get. We will be back!

Thank eaduddell
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place is quite small. The highlight is the petting area. I prefer the SeaLife Aquarium in Grapevine.

Thank MonkysAndrea
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Clean small aquarium which is good for all ages Tanks are clean and they have variety of fresh and saltwater tanks. Touch tanks for kids also. Worth the stop for anyone who likes fish.

Thank trouthook69
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Better for older children. Not preschoolers. To dark and a bit loud. Difficult to understand what to do in some Exhibits.

Thank Debbie L
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

They had a lot of different animals from the rainforest and it looked like they take care of them very well so that makes it more exciting!! The animals don’t look sad and depressed which i can’t stand and i was hesitant to go at...More

Thank Mahshid7713
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this place with my wife , my brother in law and my little toddler , they have nice fishes in this place ! Sharks, crappies and turtles !

Thank CristianS954
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice place to visit with little children . Very friendly people and interesting animals

Thank PeterF-Vienna
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A smaller exhibit is sometimes easier to keep track of your grandchildren and that's true here. Don't rush thru the exhibits. Linger at the sting ray tank. (They feed them at 12:30) Smaller museums may mean smaller crowds, that was our experience. Our 7 and...More

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Shawnee M
24 March 2018|
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Response from eaduddell | Reviewed this property |
Adults $8 3-11 $6 2 and under free
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Jillian R
6 June 2017|
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Response from Travis C | Reviewed this property |
The aquarium is fun for teens and pre teens too. They will probably enjoy feeding the string rays, and watching the sharks.
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Tammie M
3 March 2016|
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Response from K B | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, wheelchair accessible...
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