National Aviary

  • Hours: M, W-Su: 10-5, T: Closed
  • 700 Arch St.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Phone: 412-323-7235
  • Fax: 412-321-4364
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Adult Admission: $17.95
Child Admission: $14.95; under 2 FREE
Senior Admission: $16.95
Parking Charge: $5 in National Aviary lot; street parking also available.

The National Aviary is open to guests daily, except Tuesdays during seasonal hours, from 10 am to 5 pm. Timed entry tickets are required and available for purchase at With enhanced safety protocols in place and immersive, educational experiences for all, the National Aviary is excited for your visit!

The nation's bird zoo is home to more than 500 birds from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild. Large walk-through habitats allow for close interactions between visitors and birds. Visitors can watch flamingos frolic, witness penguins waddle and swim, and "hang out" with a sloth.

  • Group Rates Available
  • Parking Available
  • RestaurantOnSite
  • ADA Accessible
  • The Garden Room

    Occupancy: 15 - 200
    Area: 4,250 sf

    Configuration Capacity
    Banquet 200.00

National Aviary
220 Reviews

Latest Review

Megan Y.
Coming to the aviary was such a great experience! Honestly, I probably wouldn't have paid to come here if it wasn't for the animal encounter experiences...

Allison H.
We had an unforgettable experience at the National Aviary! The aviary is located in a beautiful park and the grounds are immaculate. Many of the birds are...

Jess L.
Truly an incredible experience! I highly recommend booking an animal encounter weeks in advance of your visit for an exciting and unique visit. My...

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department, the National Aviary has adopted enhanced safety protocols to make your visit as safe as possible. Enhanced safety protocols and capacity limitations allow National Aviary visitors to have an immersive experience as you journey through our lush habitats, interact with our aviculturists as they feed and care for our flock, explore the newly renovated Grasslands habitat, and meet signature species during engaging experiences!

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  • Employee Health Screening
  • Encouraged use of Masks by Guests
  • Enforced Social Distancing
  • Enhanced Cleaning/Disinfecting Procedures
  • Mandatory Mask Usage by Employees
  • Sanitization Stations
  • Sneeze Guards or Other Barriers