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National Aviary

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Address: Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly...

Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.

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A great place to spend a few hours learning about and watching the beautiful collection of birds. Lots of activities for the children. A good relaxing de-stress place for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend a few hours learning about and watching the beautiful collection of birds. Lots of activities for the children. A good relaxing de-stress place for the adults! Bring your camera!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

When u r walking thru theaviary you will see a cage his name is giggles you say to him real loud giggles and he laughs . This place is amazing I've been there twice and all the shows are so much fun . Also the Penguins r so funny you have to see all the birds it's unreal how you... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The aviary is a favorite in my family. We visit often. It isn't a huge place so you can tour all of it fairly quickly. But if you participate in some of their activities or listen to a lecture, etc. the visit can be extended.

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New Bedford,MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Interesting aviary with a large assortment of birds. You can walk among the birds in some of the areas. They also have a sloth & bats.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The National Aviary is a great day trip to do with the kids. There is even a park nearby if you happen to have nice weather. Can be very busy if you go on a school holiday (especially during Christmas break).

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Painted Post, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

great place for kids...they were all having a blast...cool assortment of birds....great place for some photos...eagle outside. was good to learn that the eagle was there for rehab..not being held captive

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

the aviary is another Pittsburgh attraction that doesn't seem to get the attention that it truly deserves. This is a wonderful venue for young and old alike and well worth the cost of admission. beautiful birds, wonderfully displayed and well cared for.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This place has some large magnificent birds, but the cages are a little small. your in awe from the cool birds while being disappointed for how caged up they are. the sloths cage is pretty pitiful. though still a great thing to do in the city

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

A very pleasant calming atmosphere. Beautiful Birds. Plan to spend 2 to 3 hours and enjoy watching the many birds.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I like birds so you need to consider that with my review. I found all the exhibits interesting and amazed at how you are with the birds and not just looking at them through a cage or glass. Additionally they have sloths, two toe variety, and they are cool to see. We actually saw them moving! There are set times... More 

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