What is it?
An excellent aquarium whose residents include not only underwater creatures but also various birds, mammals, and reptiles
Why should you go?
Enjoyed the Zoo and looking for similar places to go in Dallas? Head over to the Aquarium. It occupies a former 1924 warehouse in the historic West End District: the interior was demolished, and the whole place rebuilt to house the aquarium.
You'll come across various species of colorful fish, crustaceans, corals, and anemones, but not just these sea creatures. Meet ocelots, flamingoes, and axolotls in the Mundo Maya exhibit, toucans, sloths, tamarins, and crocodiles in the Orinoco section, geckos and chameleons in the South Africa part, and penguins and cockatoos in the Borneo.
of downtown Dallas takes place just around the corner — and the aquarium is a great place to relax after seeing all those landmarks!Specialization
Aquarium and zooPerfect for
Families with kids (and anyone who likes sea creatures)