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.


SOAR! Free-Flight Bird Show 

The National Aviary’s rooftop theater is home to an amazing collection of stunning birds of prey, including Black Kites, falcons, and hawks. See these masters of the sky at their best as they soar over West Park demonstrating their hunting prowess. Also, visitors will experience a remarkable, up-close view of the art of falconry! 20 minutes long.

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.