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National Aviary

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Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Good collection of birds

The aviary has a wide selection of birds. Staff at the facility cares for the birds. You will see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lafayette, Louisiana
Not as big as I thought

My family stopped here as a layover from Indiana to Virginia. Based on the online reviews and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Charlesvincent A
Amissville, Virginia
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Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“penguin exhibit” (48 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (41 reviews)
“bird show” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The aviary has a wide selection of birds. Staff at the facility cares for the birds. You will see birds you have never seen before.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family stopped here as a layover from Indiana to Virginia. Based on the online reviews and photos it seemed AWESOME. But it was just okay. You can probably get through all the exhibits without any of the extra stuff (shows and feedings) in less...More

Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an awesome attraction. Fun for all ages. Beautiful birds, clever presentations, way-fun activities. You can feed some of the birds. You really get to interact with many species of amazing birds.

Thank Glennmeister
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband loves birds, and by chance I discovered there is a National Aviary in Pittsburgh, so we included it on our vacation stops. What a wonderful surprise! The birds were amazing--birds from all continents...birds we've never heard of or seen...Wow!! The staff and volunteers...More

Thank JustaHoosier
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time in the aviary! Being able to be so close to birds from all over the world was awe-inspiring! My only regret was that it wasn't big enough!!

Thank Shelly C
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I love The Nation Aviary. It is large and so many birds. During the day they have a things you can do like feed birds and watch birds being fed. We love the owls. You can even walk outside and see some...More

Thank Emmaling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After many visits to Pittsburgh we went to the Aviary for the first time. It was smaller than expected but had some great displays where you could see unique and unusual birds up close I know there is some debate over the value of zoos...More

Thank jkphillip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful birds, very educational, and informative. A must for children and an experience for adults.

Thank Nelson W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this aviary for over 25 years. It is the largest US aviary with over 500 birds in lush indoor settings. Along with Phipps Conservatory, this is the highlight of my PGH visits.

Thank Jess P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on a rainy day. You pay extra for some of the shows and we saw birds of flight show. Sit in the front row if you can. They ask for volunteers to help wth some of the demonstrations. Really fun to see the...More

Thank peacefuldb B
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Edda P
13 September 2017|
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Response from eriecamperlober | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs,
Karen K
20 August 2017|
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Response from eriecamperlober | Reviewed this property |
Your admission is good to come and go, don't know if there is picnic area, there is some outside areas but they were closed to the public for an event
3 May 2017|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
I have not done the sloth encounter, I would suggest you call.