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National Aviary

Features Animals
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Cool experience

We thought this place would be a bust but it was actually really cool. The tropical room was really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danielle D
Worth It!

There is a lot to see packed in to a relatively small facility and also very inexpensive for what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Williamsburg, 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%
Travellers talk about
“penguin exhibit” (49 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (43 reviews)
“bird lovers” (36 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 2 weeks ago

We thought this place would be a bust but it was actually really cool. The tropical room was really cool with the flamingos and such everywhere. I had never heard what a flamingo sounded like until then. In one of the rooms, there were 2...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to see packed in to a relatively small facility and also very inexpensive for what you get to see. Highly recommend the penguin encounter.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! My and daughter and I took her 3 young children ( 2, 5 & 9 ) on a spur of the moment Christmas break trip. The kids had a great time, especially feeding the Lorikeets!

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...........that's a quote from their promo card. And, I think, we did experience birds like never before. They have, they say, 500 birds of more than 150 species. It was really interesting to walk through their enclosed habitat and have birds walking and flying about...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the Aviary always presents "fresh" live programs which are intelligent and enjoyable and new.

Thank 334frang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice array of different bird species. There were several "habitats" to walk through. You can pay a few dollars extra and feed some birds yourself. However, if the line is long, it isn't guaranteed that you'll get to feed them or that they'll eat. Parking...More

Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hosted a wedding at the National Aviary this year and it was beyond our expectations. The guests loved visiting the exhibits during the reception and the atrium was a wonderful spot for the reception. Staff was very easy to work with and attentive. Food...More

Thank Vickie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to interact with the animals, the flying simulator is excellent, the size is perfect and you leave wanting more. Free parking.

Thank RustyVE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My spouse and I visited the National Aviary on a Saturday afternoon in mid-October 2017. The aviary is open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Admission costs $15 per adult, with supplements for special encounters (for example, $3 to feed the rainbow lorikeets, $5...More

Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Rather hard to describe. You wander through large areas of birds contained in wonderfully constructed and maintained natural habitats. They fly free and frequently interact with visitors. Descriptions and directions are good without being intrusive. We find the atmosphere very relaxing and often pause for...More

Thank Richard D
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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.