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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great holiday visit!

I've visited Phipps many times during different seasons of the year, but the holiday show is the... read more

Reviewed today
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Must do for Holidays!

I have a membership and did book a reservation, had 2 adults and 7 year old boy and a 5 year old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. Visit to discover breathtaking seasonal flower shows and special exhibits, a...more
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1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3830
+1 412-622-6914
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Reviewed today

I've visited Phipps many times during different seasons of the year, but the holiday show is the most magical. We visited on a Saturday night - you MUST purchase timed tickets in advance, especially if you go Friday/Saturday/Sunday night. Finding a place to park was...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have a membership and did book a reservation, had 2 adults and 7 year old boy and a 5 year old boy and girl. Our time was for noon on Sunday. Put check in was expedient and the children given a paper and pencil...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We went at 4:00 for the holiday light show on a Saturday. It was crowded but not overwhelming. Parking is a challenge so my husband dropped us off and found a spot. Valet for $10 if you don’t want to mess with it. The plants...More

Thank d2016h
Reviewed yesterday

The Christmas displays were beautiful. The children's area was enjoyable and children would love to see the train display. It was 17.95 per person which I thought was a little pricey for about a hour to a hour and a half of indoor displays.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was visit was fo my friend because I had visited before and thought it would be nicely decorated for Christmas. The natural plants were lovely and the large Christmas tree was nicely decorated. The other decorated trees were disappointing in their color combinations that...More

Thank Kathe D
Reviewed yesterday

Let it glow was beautiful! The lights and flowers were just awesome. Parking wasn’t the best because of the number of people.

Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful way to pass the time with young and old alike during the holidays! You can stroll through at your own pace (they don't put a time limit on your stay), and stop to take pictures in front of the beautifully decorated gardens...More

Thank YummyTummy2853
Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful time of the year to visit this beautiful Botanical Gardens.The Christmas decorations were great

Thank Muriales1950
Reviewed yesterday

I was able to get a ticket to the conservatory for the Christmas display, which is absolutely AMAZING. I've never seen anything like it, and if you can go, GO!

Thank easytrav2010
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Phipps Conservatory is so beautiful! It's great to visit anytime of the year but the holiday's are exceptionally nice! They do an amazing job with all the lights both inside & out! It's a great way to get in the holiday spirit! And a...More

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Response from Chrisheck620 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can!
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Response from Jim E | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the others. No bad time. Make several visits if you can. Always something amazing.
6 November 2017|
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Response from Midwestadvocate | Reviewed this property |
Do call Phipps - I can't answer this either. Sorry!