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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1075
+1 412-665-3640
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We loved the fact that this was a zoo and an aquarium! We were also there the day the Dinosaur... read more

Reviewed today
Jennifer L
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Daughter, 7, wanted to go to a zoo and aquarium for vacation this year, so off to pittsburgh we... read more

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Enjoy a family experience that fosters understanding, respect, and appreciation of wildlife with a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo. Take a trip to the Islands and get an eye to eye view of warty pigs, Philippine crocodiles, and clouded leopards. Venture into the Jungle for an Odyssey of fun where you’ll discover our giant anteater, the elusive fossa, the world’s largest rat, and the pygmy hippo. Take in the scenic bird’s-eye view of the African Savanna before heading to our aquarium and Water’s Edge, home of the impressive polar bear and playful sea otter. *Jungle Odyssey and Zoo zip line open Summer 2017.* There is so much to explore at the Zoo, we provide 77 acres of fun! The Pittsburgh Zoo is open every day of the year except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Prices vary per season, so visit our website: and follow us on Facebook,and Twitter.
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7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1075
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Reviewed today

We loved the fact that this was a zoo and an aquarium! We were also there the day the Dinosaur display started, this was an extra charge but worth it!! It was so cool to see Dinosaurs up close and personal and the fact that...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Daughter, 7, wanted to go to a zoo and aquarium for vacation this year, so off to pittsburgh we went. Probably one of the better zoos I've been to. Animals seemed happy and well cared for. Only one animal we couldn't see. We all had...More

Thank Emily S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took two young grand children to the zoo on a hot Sunday with a lot of other people but we had a good time. The animals were still active and people cooperated very well to view each of the exhibits. This zoo has many species....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Put your walking shoes on! We had a great time! Well laid out. Aquarium was amazing. The flowers were beautiful throughout the park.

Thank Kim T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recommend purchasing the tram pass. It definately saves a lot of walking, especially for the little ones.

Thank Dean B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I just visited the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium last week with my family and we had a great time! They have made a lot of changes and it’s all for the better. The Tropical forest has a new exhibit where you can see monkeys swinging...More

Thank KIM A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second trip to the PPG Zoo. I have visited both the Akron and Cleveland Zoo. It has the size of a large zoo but it’s walkability is nice because animal habitats are relatively close together. My son really enjoys the hands on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not much changes, don't go when it's too hot because the animals hide in the shade. And don't tap on the gorilla glass, they hate it and sometimea get cranky.

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo was the last on our tour of four zoos and it was my favorite. We went to the Bronx; Erie; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. While each zoo had it's really high points, I'm glad we saved this one for last. This zoo reminded me...More

Thank Marilyn L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have actually been coming here since I was a kid so it is nice to able to enjoy it with my own children now. The little tram you can buy tickets for is well worth it, you can ride around the whole zoo and...More

Thank mamaroo84
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Tim Y
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No, it’s first come, first served.
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Tim Y
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I'd have to go to their website or call customer service. Unfortunately I can not recall. Have a great weekend.
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Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
the auquarium is included in admission price
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