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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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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 yesterday

My wife is from the Pittsburgh area and this is not our first time visiting the Conservatory however we always enjoy going back and see what's new. New to us was the Cuban section with a great rock wall/water fall. Very nicely done. If you...More

Thank Hal B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the most beautifully botonical gardens I have ever seen. The staff was very helpful and answered any questions we had. The butterfly exhibit was outstanding.

Thank Denice B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I found a recommendation article and my hostels staff recommended very strong, so I have chosen. Huge site, so guest may need to go by car. And I offer to check event schedule about this site. Some event will provide on the different day (or...More

Thank Chie Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was beautiful! There were inside and outside areas to observe. There were interactive pieces for kids.

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 1 week ago

went to see the butterfly garden but all the rooms are great and a variety of worldly areas are represented , Even the work being done due to a winter storm was still interesting

Thank Cris s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some work being done due to a storm taking out lots of glass panels, but except for some scaffolding, you would not have known there had been what must have been a devastating event (since the storm was in Feb...of 2016, I believe)....More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extensive indoor series of environments and gardenscapes that educate and engage. From a butterfly hatchery, to their orchid and bonzai collections, as well as their water attractions - there's plenty of interesting areas for Adults, Kids and Families. There are wonderful outdoor gardens to...More

Thank jsmall_pgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you enter the conservatory complex, the guide instructs you, "If you always keep right, you can't go wrong." We kept to the right and toured all of the exhibits. Then we toured the outside gardens. Then after a little refreshment in the cafe, we...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Phipps during the holidays to enjoy their Christmas decorations with some friends who live in Pittsburgh. The decorations were absolutely amazing; so beautiful and tastefully done. Absolutely incredible. I would definitely put this on your list during the holiday season!

Thank leoclab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So pretty and tons of displays and flowers. A beautiful respite from the doldrums of a winter day in Pittsburgh. Easy to get to free but limited parking and the cafe was excellent.

Thank Kathy K
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27 May 2018|
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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!