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Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

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Address: 1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
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great for kids

not much but a small place, feeding the Stingrays is the best. you can feel them and they come up to you to eat.

Reviewed 20 June 2016
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MILWAUKEE
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

not much but a small place, feeding the Stingrays is the best. you can feel them and they come up to you to eat.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place for kids. My daughter liked looking at all the fish. It's not very big. But it's worth going. There is also other stuff to do.

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MINNEAPOLIS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I took my 9 yr old daughter to this aquarium and she loved it. The price was appropriate and there was FREE parking. We enjoyed learning about the different aquatic animals. The stingrays were the best!! Definitely would go here again.

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had a great time with my grandson. He really enjoyed it. The staff is very nice. It is a good place to take younger ones as the exhibits are easy for them to see and it is geared towards the smaller stature so you don't have to pick them up to see everything. They can move about freely and take... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We went here on our last day due to other reviews saying it would not take long. They were right we were thru in about an hour and a half. This included two bathroom trips and forcing the 3rd grader to read several signs. Their stingray bay was great with very friendly rays despite it not being feeding time. The... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We made a quick stop here after flying into Dallas before we drove on to our true destination. It was a fun little place. not too expensive, and it is near other small attractions as well. (I would have loved to stop in the nature, butterfly house place but we didn't have time) There is a place to touch sting-rays,... More 

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Dallas, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This aquarium is definitely worth a visit if you are already going to Fair Park, although I don't think I would recommend making a special trip to see it - Dallas World Aquarium in downtown Dallas is more spectacular. But, if you are in Fair Park this aquarium is worth a visit for the animals on display and for a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a great resource for kids... Ride your bike to get there... It is a good value as well... It is fun to ride around Fair Park on bike as well...

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Dallas, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

We loved going to this aquarium when the kids were younger-- it is very small-- only takes 60-90 minutes to get through--and it is surrounded by lots of other interesting stuff to see at Fair Park (as long as you DON'T go during the State Fair of Texas!). Do this aquarium along with the Butterfly museum next door, and a... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

me and my kids love this they were so excited to see all the different color fish and mammal i recommend every parent taking there kids educational too.

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