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National Aviary

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Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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Unexectedly Great

We had no real idea what to expect, but had a great time. Worth a visit for both adults and kids... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile
good place and great bird show

This is a small but good Aviary, plenty of nice birds and the roof top show was great. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Clayton, North Carolina
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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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“penguin exhibit” (48 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (41 reviews)
“bird show” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had no real idea what to expect, but had a great time. Worth a visit for both adults and kids. We had no kids in our group of four adults. We all had fun. How often can you see a baby sloth up close?...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a small but good Aviary, plenty of nice birds and the roof top show was great. They have a small snack bar on the grounds.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

If you love birds or animals in general, this is an amazing place to see. The staff if friendly and takes time to answer any questions.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Done with the all exhibits in an hour. It was short lived, the penguins and burrowing owls were cute. The worst part is after paying a $27.00 admission and $5.00 to park now you have to pay to feed lorikeets, pay extra to see the...More

Thank Diamond3650
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a great experience for anyone with an interest in nature. The staff was very informative and friendly. All the animals were happy to greet and entertain us.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you are in Pittsburgh, you must visit the Aviary. We have been sharing our photos since our return and were very impressed with the collection of penguins, eagles (stellar and bald); finches; a condor; butterfly house, every hall has an Exhibit which contains well...More

Thank JKFRadnor_PA
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I love birds and what a better place to experience birds from all over the world than this unique site. We visit at least once a year. The songs and colors of the birds are amazing. Plan on spending at least 3...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely afternoon with a group of 10 or so...got close up and personal with the birds...the kids with us fed the lorikeets, butterflies, a variety of birds, and the Pelicans. Great interactive events. Parking was difficult, though. We arrived early afternoon on a weekday...maybe first...More

Thank Susie K
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great place to visit if you have any interest in birds. From the Condors exhibit to the hands on Penguins learning session ( there is an extra charge for this and several other small group learning sessions). Almost too much to take-in...More

Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We are not big "bird" fans but we decided to stop here before attending a Steelers game, GREAT CHOICE. Ticket prices are a little high but you understand that the aviary is a not-for-profit hidden treasure of Pittsburgh. You are literally immersed in different habitats...More

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Edda P
14 September 2017|
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Response from eriecamperlober | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs,
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.