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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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Just average

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
Part of our fair visit.

Clean small aquarium which is good for all ages Tanks are clean and they have variety of fresh and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Belton, Texas
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1462 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210-1010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank MonkysAndrea
Reviewed 14 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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 16 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

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had been told about the aquarium from friends who stumbled on it but hadn't ever heard of it before. I took my 5 year old and 2.5 year old twins and it went beyond our expectations! We had so much fun and couldn't believe...More

Thank KB4222
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Chose this aquarium as my niece is only 4 and it is way more reasonably priced than others in the area. Its very small and clearly the tanks are slowly being rehabbed but it was large enough to keep her attention. She was excited to...More

Thank kathmcg
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I think it cost us $28 to get in with two adults and two kids. Then it was $2 each time one of them wanted to feed the manta rays. We stretched out the time and went through twice and it still took only one...More

Thank dil345
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Jillian R
6 June 2017|
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.
Tammie M
3 March 2016|
Response from K B | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, wheelchair accessible...
Anita G
30 July 2015|
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Response from GigglingGirl | Reviewed this property |
A day admission is $8 for anybody aged over 11 and $6 from 3-11 years old if you've children younger than 3 they are free. It differs though if you have a zoo membership etc but I didn't so paid above.