Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Education

New! Check out the National Aviary's Education Corner series here!

Learn at home with a variety of activities, videos, and bird facts. Check in weekdays at 1pm! 

Education Programs and Classes

The National Aviary inspires a respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. Our education team is dedicated to teaching people of all ages and backgrounds about birds, their habitats, the environmental pressures they face, and the role that humans play in creating or mitigating these challenges.
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Dynamic Field Trips and On Site Programs

If you are seeking a structured learning opportunity presented in a fun, dynamic and interactive format, we have a number of options to meet your needs! Visit us for a field trip, homeschool class, or scout program. Or, we'll come to you! Check out our travelling programs options.

 

Classes, Camps and More!

We also offer a number of classes, programs and camps for families and adults. From immersive feedings offered daily to holiday camps and summer camps, we cover a range of topics.

 

Family Programs

Let learning take flight at the National Aviary! Whether your child is 18 months or 18 years, we offer interactive educational programs and events for bird lovers of all ages. Click here for more information!

 

Contact Us

We invite you to explore our educational classes and, if you are ready to get started and have a few dates in mind, fill out our education group inquiry form! If you have questions, please contact our Education Group Coordinator at education.programs@aviary.org or call 412-258-9439.

 

Attention Bus Drivers/Operators and Visitors: Please note this important bridge closure near the National Aviary.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The National Aviary is NOT an allergen-free facility, as many of our birds’ diets include nuts, seeds, and other potential human allergens.