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National Aviary

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Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Nature up close

This was our first ever visit to a full fledged aviary. It was a terrific experience. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ernieliedtke
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Weirton, West Virginia
via mobile
A bird paradise in the city

We like birds, so we rode the T under the river and strolled up there. Very friendly staff working... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Unlucky-itseemz
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Middleville, Michigan
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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+1 412-323-7235
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first ever visit to a full fledged aviary. It was a terrific experience. The facility has several enclosed areas where you can see different species of birds up close as they fly around you. A very nice facility, with lots of interesting...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We like birds, so we rode the T under the river and strolled up there. Very friendly staff working inside, able to talk birds and ask questions we had and they had the answers. Feed the lorikeets the nectar, worth the extra charge. They are...More

Thank Unlucky-itseemz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Tuesday afternoon, so there were hardly any patrons besides us. It was great. He loves feeding and petting animals, so he was in hog heaven when he got to feed the lorikeets. We loved the penguin exhibit. Watched...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Many types of interesting birds. The Penguins were the best. It is worth the extra money to do a penguin encounter. We got to pet the penguin. I also did a feeding which is pricey, but so amazing.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found out about this place on a whim through Tripadvisor and as a huge bird nerd- we went that very same day! Exceeded expectations! Each room is done very well for the selected birds. Great detail, very true to climate, very open and peaceful. Was...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to watch the birds. There was an amazing variety of birds. Well worth the cost of entry. My only complaint is that a sizeable minority of guests there are menaces to bits society; clearly, some people shouldn't be allowed to interact with...More

Thank davidhucker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Kids weren't too keen on going but once we got inside they loved it. The adults loved it too!

Thank spadgieboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

National Aviary is the first aviary I feel like all these birds r pets. The aviary is not big so u can reasonably finish it in a couple of hrs. Penguins, pheasants, flamingos and even flying birds r not afraid of human and happily approaching...More

Thank Seaportnyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting to find this place as interesting as I did. They have many exhibits and many interactive sections where you're essentially walking around with birds flying around you. Great for bird photography. They also have some bats and a sloth. Highly recommended for...More

Thank Geoeater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm very happy we decided to check out the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. It was pretty great. Lots of different attractions and birds to look at. I' say you should plan on at least 4 hours to explore this place and do at least one...More

Thank tallgaloot
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Edda P
14 September 2017|
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Response from davidhucker | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs I believe
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Karen K
21 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
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crzyrner
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.
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