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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hidden Treasure

The conservatory is ever changing, ready for every season of the year! It never grows old. The fact... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Gorgeous spot

This was a nice relaxing way to spend the afternoon after a college tour. The gardens are almost... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The conservatory is ever changing, ready for every season of the year! It never grows old. The fact that it is an indoor activity makes it great in inclement weather, and a place to walk and enjoy a relaxing environment of plants and flowers from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice relaxing way to spend the afternoon after a college tour. The gardens are almost all under glass and it is much larger than i thought it would be. Well worth the price of admission. I would love to see it at...More

Thank Beachbabey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect place to visit when the weather is so-so. The green houses are extensive and scattered with works of glass by Mr. Chiluly.

Thank OlderMom60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been hoping to catch the butterfly house in the Gardens, but it was a bit late in the season. (Although we did end up seeing three stunning Monarchs.) Not only are the various "rooms' beautifully designed to showcase the different species of plants...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You walk in and just keep taking right hand turns. There are lots of different "sections" and some very interesting and unusual stuff. Butterflies were gone by now (early Oct) but still great.

Thank doodleranch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the Cathedral of Learning, one can explore this oasis in the middle of the urban surrounding and transport yourself to various perfectly manicured mini ecosystems of lush greenery.

Thank Jimmiedewe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we always love a trip to the Phipps this one was a slight let down, we started in the cafe I had the pork sliders which were great, my boyfriend had the salmon pasta salad, which was a very large portion with a lot...More

Thank Ashley O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, relaxing, certainly worth the price of admission but the $40.00 parking ticket because we did not see the parking sign on the road "put a damper on the day". (Not the fault of the Conservatory) Staff was friendly and willing to share their knowledge....More

Thank Terri R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful haven to escape the winter, or a quiet stroll through nature, it is always a serene, restful environment.

Thank chuck21Scottsdale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Phipps is one of our favorite places in Pittsburgh and we have made a point of visiting on every trip during the past 17 years. But this was the first visit for our twin 5 1/2 year old grandsons who just moved to Pittsburgh. Initially...More

Thank rickywestham
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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!