Parking, Directions & Lodging

The National Aviary is located on Pittsburgh’s historic North Side, just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, PNC Park and the Children’s Museum.

Make your visit the the National Aviary easy and convenient:


National Aviary Parking Lot

Rate: $5 flat (members park free)

The Garden Room Construction: Construction on the 9,000 square-foot space, the The Garden Room, began on January 7, 2020 and will continue through Spring and Summer 2020.

  • Our parking lot will be available during contruction. Parking at the National Aviary is always available on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • Visitors may access the National Aviary entrance on Arch Street using the guided walkway through the Allegheny Commons Park. This accessible walkway starts at the National Aviary parking lot and runs parallel to the driveway. 

For more informtion, please call 412-258-9445. Parking alternatives can be found below. 

Garage Parking

P1: Nova Place Garage

Entrance: Use south commons street entrance / gate 4 (other entrances for permit holders)

Walking time:  9 mins.

Rates:  Weekdays: $6-$12; Weekends: $5 flat (Higher rates apply on event days)

P2:  Federal North Garage

Walking time: 8 mins.

Rates: $6-$8

Street Parking

Sections of the following streets are metered:
Federal St.
N Commons
S Commons
E Commons
W Commons
Ridge Ave.
Western Ave.
W. Ohio St
Brighton Rd.
Arch St

Rate: $1 per hour

Pay at meter or use Go Mobile PGH app.

Sections of the following streets are free: 
Buena Vista St
Monterey St
Resaca Pl
N Taylor Ave
W North Ave


Driving Directions to the National Aviary

Use Address this address for your GPS: 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 

For further assistance: call 412-323-7235

Please note the following bridge closure: The bridge on Ridge Avenue near the National Aviary is closed. Please proceed to Brighton Avenue, make a right on North Avenue, then another right onto Arch Street. The National Aviary will be located on your right at 700 Arch StreetClick here for a map with directions starting just before the Ridge Avenue bridge closure.


Public Transportation

For details on reaching the National Aviary by Port Authority Bus, Visit or call 412-442-2000 or 412-255-1356. 



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