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.


Meet the Birds of SOAR! 

Showing daily at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. 

For a limited time only, you have a special opportunity to meet Birds of Prey up close!

The National Aviary is home to stunning birds of prey, including Black Kites, falcons, and hawks.  

You'll be able to:

  • See a Bird of Prey on a glove
  • Get a one-of-a-kind photo of yourself next to a Lanner Falcon
  • Watch our hooded vultures show off their natural flight behaviors

This daily activity is open to all ages! Tickets are just $5.

Tickets are available at the visitor service desk and gift shop.

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.