Hours & Admissions

The National Aviary is open daily 10 am – 5 pm

In 2017, we are closed for private events on January 31, March 21, May 1, July 8, and September 26. We are open at noon on Sunday, May 7 for the Pittsburgh Marathon.
For additional closed dates please check our daily calendar.

Admission Prices:

*Children under 2 are free. 

*Children: ages 2-12.


See the Live Bird Show - Nature's Voice 

Travel around the world and through time with colorful Flamingos, crafty Burrowing Owls, and the incredible Palm-nut Vulture. This amazing new show will tell the stories of our legendary birds and inspire audiences to hear the whisper of Nature’s Voice. 20 minutes long


National Aviary Members enjoy unlimited, free admission year-round.

Tickets for theater programs and Encounters are non-refundable and non-transferable to a different day/time.



Groups of 15 or more paying in a single transaction are eligible for admission discounts and experiences, like penguin painting, close-up encounters, and live bird shows!