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National Aviary

Features Animals
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Fantastic Morning

I visited the aviary this summer with my brother. We both booked a sloth encounter and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Durham, United Kingdom
Nice variety, just right

I really enjoyed visiting the aviary. My favorite was the penguins, which you can almost touch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richardson, Texas
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Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird show” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the aviary this summer with my brother. We both booked a sloth encounter and it was definitely the experience of a lifetime we hoped for. We loved being able to pet and feed the sloth. You can also take as many photographs as...More

Thank Aflac92
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting the aviary. My favorite was the penguins, which you can almost touch, you can watch them dive and swim and even a bubble you can stand under to be in the midst of them. My other favorite was the grassland birds....More

Thank motherchristmas61
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This lovely place in Pittsburgh is one of the best aviaries we ever visited. Many varieties in different settings, indoors and out. For us the highlights were the playful penguins and the large number of baby flamingos. There are regular talks and demonstrations. It has...More

1  Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first ever visit to a full fledged aviary. It was a terrific experience. The facility has several enclosed areas where you can see different species of birds up close as they fly around you. A very nice facility, with lots of interesting...More

1  Thank ernieliedtke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like birds, so we rode the T under the river and strolled up there. Very friendly staff working inside, able to talk birds and ask questions we had and they had the answers. Feed the lorikeets the nectar, worth the extra charge. They are...More

1  Thank Unlucky-itseemz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Tuesday afternoon, so there were hardly any patrons besides us. It was great. He loves feeding and petting animals, so he was in hog heaven when he got to feed the lorikeets. We loved the penguin exhibit. Watched...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many types of interesting birds. The Penguins were the best. It is worth the extra money to do a penguin encounter. We got to pet the penguin. I also did a feeding which is pricey, but so amazing.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found out about this place on a whim through Tripadvisor and as a huge bird nerd- we went that very same day! Exceeded expectations! Each room is done very well for the selected birds. Great detail, very true to climate, very open and peaceful. Was...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to watch the birds. There was an amazing variety of birds. Well worth the cost of entry. My only complaint is that a sizeable minority of guests there are menaces to bits society; clearly, some people shouldn't be allowed to interact with...More

Thank davidhucker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Kids weren't too keen on going but once we got inside they loved it. The adults loved it too!

Thank spadgieboy
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Edda P
14 September 2017|
Response from davidhucker | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs I believe
Karen K
21 August 2017|
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Response from eriecamperlober | Reviewed this property |
Your admission is good to come and go, don't know if there is picnic area, there is some outside areas but they were closed to the public for an event
3 May 2017|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
I have not done the sloth encounter, I would suggest you call.