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Address: Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number:
+1 412-323-7235
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly...

Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.

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Go at Christmas to See the Lights

We went there the day after Christmas and it was packed. I recommend going about 3 PM if you want to see the lights at night. By 5 PM there was a line out the door and to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
RichZiegler
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there the day after Christmas and it was packed. I recommend going about 3 PM if you want to see the lights at night. By 5 PM there was a line out the door and to the street and down the block. Beautiful displays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not a bird watcher by any stretch of the definition but we couldn't pass up stopping at The National Aviary while we had the opportunity. I am so glad we did. I am a photography enthusiast and this was a terrific way to expand my skill set. I was able to share some of the beauty from The... More 

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Holland Patent, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Aviary contains a wide assortment of birds -- from tiny finches to the largest flying bird in America - the condor. The aviary houses a nice penguin exhibit, a tropical rainforest exhibit and several other rooms with a variety of birds. There are informative signs as well as information as to what the public can do to assure... More 

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a very wide variety of birds and learn about the different environments they live in. You can feed the birds and see some of them being walked around for people to pet or see up close. Small restaurant on site.

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New Jersey
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344 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1 of 2 aviaries in the US. Fabulous guides and selection of birds! There is even a small restaurant, and frequent bird feedings with lectures!

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent ~2 hours at the aviary exploring the different environments and the birds that live in them. Some fun feeding shows allow closer interaction (some with modest fees for the chance). There are also premium interactive activities which come at significant premium prices. Bring your wallet if anyone wants to play with a penguin! Parking was only $5 but the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pittsburgh Aviary is a great place. It appeals to young and old. Our daughter fell in love with the Aviary, so much so, she had her wedding there. It was fabulous.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited the National Aviary with our 2 children (ages 7 and 10). Watching the sloth feeding was a hilight as well as watching the penguins. There are so many interesting bird to look at and in some cases you can get quite close to them. A great place to visit!

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Carmichaels, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love visiting here! There's so many different kinds of avians here, and so much to do and see! They do multiple kinds of shows and feedings with the avians all year. What the avians and staff do is always changing. Everytime we visit it's different. Our boys got to feed and talk to a young snowy... More 

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Payson, AZ
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70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rare glimpse into the true beauty of the world that we have out there that most people do not get to see, I must see when you're in the Pittsburgh area

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