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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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Pure Beauty

If you want to take a few hours and just relax with a nice stroll through the gardens this is the... read more

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Breathtaking - Any Time of the Year

Phipps Conservatory has been a part of the Pittsburgh landscape for decades, and is one of the most... read more

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Nashville, Tennessee
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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 today

If you want to take a few hours and just relax with a nice stroll through the gardens this is the place. Beautiful colors and fragrance fill the place. A lovely bistro to grab lunch before or after your visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paint63
Reviewed today

Phipps Conservatory has been a part of the Pittsburgh landscape for decades, and is one of the most spectacular conservatories in the nation. If you are fortunate enough to be visiting Pittsburgh during the Spring Flower Exhibit - GO!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rakanui
Reviewed yesterday

My daughter is having her wedding at Phipps in August 2019. We are so excited. The venue is beautiful and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We recently had our meal tasting and the food was just delicious. The staff seems very organized and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lazlo44
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Phipps will never disappoint you. The conservatory building was just renovated and is worth seeing as stand alone. The constantly changing environment inside is worth at least four visits a year. Phipps is delightful and a yardener's fantasy. My spirit soars everytime I visit. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently joined as a member and like the combination of new tweeks and seasonal changes to exhibits but also some consistency in the room themes, and Phipps favorites. Also have had a chance to do some of the add-on programs (Bonsai trees, composting) at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank njoevac
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Phipps Botanical Gardens and Conservatory is a regional gem that's terrific for the whole family. Our aging grandparents love the languid atmosphere and easy stroll through pretty orchids and Chihuly sculptures; our kids call Phipps the "plant zoo" and are engrossed by its butterfly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank golanlevin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family visits Pittsburgh every February, just to get to the Phipps Conservatory. We do other things, too, but Phipps is the main goal. There's no place that is better for chasing away the winter blues, particularly in February when they do their orchid show....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve grown up in Pittsburgh and I love visiting Phipps. For each season the display changes. So, no matter what season you go in, there is always something beautiful to look at. Very relaxing way to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SrahForbes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phipps has a wide array of plants with a well thought out display. I loved the desert room, such amazing cacti and succulents. They had a bonsai display but most of the trees were the same variety.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ashley_B1299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phipps Christmas light display is gorgeous. The cafe is great for a quick bite before we stroll through the lights. The gift shop is wonderful for a unique gift for someone during the holidays! We have been going for years now.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Chrisheck620 | Reviewed this property |
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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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Do call Phipps - I can't answer this either. Sorry!