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National Aviary

Features Animals
Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-323-7235
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I was hoping it to be larger

They had a good selection of conserved birds but the space was cramped... I truly was disappointed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Linda C
New York City, New York
Enjoyable experience

This was first at the "National Aviary". The last time i was here was 30+ years ago as a child... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“penguin exhibit” (49 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (44 reviews)
“bird lovers” (36 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 5 days ago

They had a good selection of conserved birds but the space was cramped... I truly was disappointed finding the kookaburra in a hutch around the eating area. :(.The bird simulator was nice though.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was first at the "National Aviary". The last time i was here was 30+ years ago as a child. Kind of easy to forget about this place due to location on the North Side. Parking; lot was very small, lucky to have found a...More

Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the National Aviary with my mom yesterday for the first time since I was a little girl. I've been kicking myself in the butt for not going sooner. Any questions we had about the exhibits were answered nicely by the workers and...More

Thank natarattat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visted with my husband and adult son, who very much enjoyed the visit. Not an extensive time absorber, as a few exhibits were closed down due to coldness, but what we did see was awesome! Enjoyed the 3:15 bat feeding and the 2:30 Lorikeet feeding....More

Thank ShelbsWeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has areas where the birds are loose and flying around... watch out for getting "bombed" with bird doo doo...lol. But it was wonderful to be standing next to a Peacock. It's wonderful experience for old and young alike. We took our 94 year...More

Thank Mylinda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place, but the paths through the rooms are narrow and the parking is limited, so I'd recommend an off time to visit. The exhibits were terrific, the staff were all friendly and knowledgable. We caught the tail end of the penguins because...More

Thank Akamum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a huge "Bird" fan one way or the other HOWEVER could not believe how much I enjoyed this facility. It had absolutely amazing creatures to view even in the dead of winter. Such a pleasant place to see some of the coolest creatures on...More

Thank JLowe-ABQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Aviary is a great spot to spend a couple hours, especially to escape the cold weather. Be sure to check the feeding times and take advantage of seeing those in action!

Thank Tabitha R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The national aviary is a great place to visit for bird lovers. The design of the building is such that they allow you to get very close to the birds. Several exhibits are interactive and the birds will fly right over you and you can...More

Thank bsaorsa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the website, I admit I expected this facility to be a big bigger. It's a fabulous cause, and I would go back if someone in my group wanted to check it out, but I'm not sure I would go back on my own....More

Thank Allison S
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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.