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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 2 days ago

The conservatory is beautiful, both inside and out. The only thing I think that could have been better is to have signs on all of the plants. We spent nearly 5 hours here and can still return as i’m Sure there are things to see...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful space, which will be even more spectacular once the Fern gallery (the main part) has been restored. Currently, there's a lot of scaffolding there, but the other parts are very accessible and worthwhile. And I am not even that interested in plants! It's...More

Thank Twinkieboy
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a great place to take your wife on a date. Every room (and there are many) is filled with beautiful plants and flowers. They have a Cuban exhibit going on now it was neat. We spent about 2 hours walking around and enjoyed...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I felt the gardens were relatively small and very few sections which are interesting to non botany lover. The butterfly garden & bonsai section were good.

Thank MobileMan8183
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are spoiled with great botanical gardens near us. Most of this was inside and didn’t offer much unique plant material. It was swarming with parents and children running wildly around using it like a playground.

Thank chmido
Reviewed 1 week ago

The flower , the art, the architecture , and the wonderful staff make this a unique place to visit. The flower shows are amazing and change for each season. There are classes you can take and many events you can attend . This year they...More

1  Thank johnaw264
Reviewed 1 week ago

First class presentation, all exhibits well presented, not to be missed when in Pittsburgh and near the PITT campus

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time visiting a Botanicals Garden. I'd always heard about them but never imagined all the beauty that I saw. The staff was friendly.

Thank r0binevans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family visited on a Friday, they are open late, arriving at 5 pm. There were lots of visitors at that time. The exhibits were lovely and well maintained. Besides the plants and trees, a special exhibit of Cuba and their indiginious plants was highlighted....More

1  Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phipps Conservatory never fails to uplift, calm, and dazzle. The sight of the flowers, the fragrance, the winding walkways, the sound of water....all create a wonderful atmosphere. Special rooms like the orchid room or the cacti room are always great. There are seasonal displays too....More

Thank Nidhi G
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sarah&nathan
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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.
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Midwestadvocate | Reviewed this property |
Do call Phipps - I can't answer this either. Sorry!
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3 November 2017|
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Response from mktravelej | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you contact them directly for pricing info.
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