There were multiple exhibits and it was made like a maze. Enjoyable. Just make sure that to wear good walking shoes.
About Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
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My family and I took a trip to Phipps this weekend, while in town for a Steelers game. We were amazed at the varieties of orchids and bonsai that were highlighted in the displays, but also enjoyed the gorgeous building design. It's a magnificient place...More
The botanical gardens at Phipps are always enjoyable, but the orchid show takes it over the top. Hundreds of orchids are displayed throughout the various rooms, including six 5-foot spheres of purple palaenopsis orchids hanging from the ceiling in the sunken garden, and Phipps amazing...More
If you are into a botanical experience in Pittsburgh, in the downtown (say darntarn) area-head to Phipps Conservatory. It's great. Easy to walk around and so much to ooh and ahh about.
We visit the conservatory every year; there are always changes and exhibits that are unusual; the building is on the National Registry of Historic Places; there are special events and educational classes each month for both children and adults; the gardens are absolutely gorgeous; options...More
I love Phipps! I love that they redecorate for every season and bring in seasonal flowers. My favorite time to go is around Christmas when they have the lights out in the courtyard.
If you are an avid plant enthusiast like I am this place is for you. Every room is like stepping into another world. Personally, the orchid room is my favorite because of the smells it brings.
This was one of the first stops we made on a cross country road trip with my daughter. It was really beautiful. They were setting up their Christmas displays and it was quite pretty!! Gorgeous sculptures and gorgeous gardens. Great way to start our trip!...More
Visited this year at night for the Christmas Display and it was lovely. Went on a weekend evening and it was crowded, but that does not deter you from seeing all of the beautiful displays - it just takes a little longer. Seeing it lit...More
While in Pittsburgh January 5-8, needing something to do on a Sunday until other things opened, I was delighted to see this attraction opened at 9:30. It was $17.95 for adult admission. What impressed me the most was the flow. If you follow the paths...More