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Dallas World Aquarium

1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX
4.5
30 reviews

This is a great place to visit in the Texas hot summer months. A beautifully designed place with gorgeous water features and interesting combination of animals.

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  • 1
    0.24 mi

    Perot Museum of Nature and Science

    0.24 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    5
    15 reviews

    New Museum that has awesome dinosaurs found in North Texas.

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  • 2
    0.25 mi

    John Neely Bryan Cabin

    0.25 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4
    2 reviews

    Lawyer, tradesman, post master, delegate, store operator, Indian trader, and founder of the city of Dallas, John Neely Bryan was certainly always on the go. Learn more about this active man by visiting his cabin located in downtown Dallas, which was his home and trading post.

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  • 3
    0.1 mi

    American Museum of the Miniature Arts

    0.1 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    5
    1 review

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  • 4
    0.08 mi

    West End Pub

    0.08 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4
    1 review

    Really nice, very clean, and upper-end in terms of service. The food was unsurprisingly good and the drinks were hand-made. The view from the inside is nice because of the large windows that look into an historic area of the west end. Lots of room to sit inside, including big comfy couches. Felt like it's been there for a hundred ...

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  • 5
    0.32 mi

    The Sixth Floor Museum

    0.32 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    29 reviews

    The Sixth Floor Musuem in the old Texas Book Depository is a very nice museum, partly because they ask people not to take photos, whether out of respect for its topic or just as a courtesy to the other people. Oswald's sniper's nest is preserved and you can look down onto Dealey Plaza.

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  • 6
    0.57 mi

    American Airlines Center

    0.57 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    20 reviews

    The venue is a great location to watch the Dallas Mavericks NBA team or Dallas Stars NHL teams. They also regularly host concerts, circus and other special events. The food taste and price options inside are typical of a large venue. Just outside of the venue are a handful of restaurants and bars.

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  • 7
    0.39 mi

    Dallas Museum of Art

    0.39 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    15 reviews

    This museum, set to be free the beginning of 2013, houses a variety of pieces from different places and eras. I managed to see the Tutankhamen exhibit when it was traveling through, which was quite good.

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  • 8
    0.59 mi

    Reunion Tower

    0.59 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    14 reviews

    Five Sixty at the top of Reunion Tower is my favourite restaurant in Dallas. Great views and the food is great. I would come here for sushi in Dallas every day if i could.

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  • 9
    0.57 mi

    Dallas Arts District

    0.57 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    11 reviews

    Gorgeous and so much to do and see!

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  • 10
    0.42 mi

    Nasher Sculpture Center

    0.42 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    11 reviews

    Great for lovers of the 3D, nice variety from Rodin to contemporary sculptors. Better to go on a sunny day since much of the collection is outdoors.

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  • 11
    0.35 mi

    Old Red Courthouse

    0.35 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4
    12 reviews

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  • 12
    0.46 mi

    Klyde Warren Park

    0.46 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    5 reviews

    Klyde Warren Park is a relatively recent park. Located in downtown and within walking distance from museums, the opera house and a few hotels, I highly recommend it to get a feel of what Dallas is about.

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  • 13
    0.34 mi

    John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

    0.34 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4
    11 reviews

    Here's the grassy knoll where supposedly a second shot was fired at JFK. Not confirmed though. You can walk these memorial grounds free of charge and read the signs and plaques explaining that sad day in American history.

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  • 14
    0.53 mi

    Pioneer Plaza

    0.53 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    8 reviews

    2nd most visited Dallas tourist attraction. Commemorates The Shawnee Cattle Trail that started in south central Texas via Dallas to Kansas City back before Dallas had railroads Currently, 49 longhorn steers and three cowboys on horseback bronze statutes larger than life-size. No duplicates. Steers no less than 6 feet tall; cowboys, 10 - 16 feet high. Remarkable detail. Spread out ...

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  • 15
    0.42 mi

    Nasher

    0.42 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    8 reviews

    The Nasher is all about the sculptures. If you are not typically a fan of sculpture, give it a shot anyway. I think you'll be surprised by it's beauty and depth. Behind the building is a large grassy area devoted to outdoor sculpture and a peaceful water garden. It's a wonderful green oasis set in the middle of Big D. ...

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  • 16
    0.55 mi

    Meyerson Symphony Center: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

    0.55 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    5
    7 reviews

    A I. M. Pei masterpiece! First performance hall with acoustics designed by computer (Richard Johnson). Considered one of the top acoustically-perfect concert halls in the world! Check the Meyerson website for free guided tours and organ concerts. Lay Family Organ is a 4,535 C. B. Fisk Opus pipe organ. Ask the lobby guard if a peek inside the performance hall ...

  • 17
    0.4 mi

    Thanks-Giving Square

    0.4 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    7 reviews

    This is a great spot to sit and enjoy the outdoors, while being in the middle of a bustling city. Great for people watching too!

  • 18
    0.37 mi

    Dealey Plaza

    0.37 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4
    8 reviews

    Dealey Plaza was made famous as the assassination site of JFK. There's a monument there, and an x in the street to mark the spot where he was shot. Conspiracy theorists gather on the grassy knoll. There's a museum to the event in the Book Depository.

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  • 19
    0.61 mi

    Plaza of the Americas

    0.61 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    3
    10 reviews

    lots of great lunch choices. if you want a sandwich just like home, go to the donut shop. they will make a regular sandwich for 3.50. yum

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  • 20
    0.3 mi

    1200 Main St

    0.3 mi from Dallas World Aquarium
    4.5
    5 reviews

    super

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