The Allegheny County's recent order places restrictions on county-wide gatherings and events effective July 3rd. In following these orders, the National Aviary will be closed for one week beginning July 3, 2020. Please check back next week for more information. The National Aviary will continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department to do our part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. To support our flock during this difficult time visit aviary.org/Make-a-Donation.

The Allegheny County's recent order places restrictions on county-wide gatherings and events effective July 3rd. In following these orders, the National Aviary will be closed for one week beginning July 3, 2020. Please check back next week for more information. The National Aviary will continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department to do our part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. To support our flock during this difficult time visit aviary.org/Make-a-Donation.

Sensory Guide

Sensory Guide

Below, please find a list of sensory stimulations that you may come into contact with or need to be aware of during your visit.

  • Loud Noises
  • Element of Surprise
  • Scents/Smells
  • Bright Light
  • Low Light

 

ATRIUM

  • Bright Light – windowed dome

Please also note: Guests are welcome to bring in outside food but should be aware that there are no refrigerators or microwaves on the premises.

 

BIRDLY-temporarily closed

  • Element of Surprise – Birdly is a very realistic virtual reality experience of what it is like to soar through the air like a bird.

CANARY'S CALL, presented by Dollar Bank

  • Loud Noises
  • Scents/Smells
  • Low Light

CONDOR COURT-an Outside Habitat

  • Loud Noises

GRASSLANDS*

  • Element of Surprise
  • Scents/Smells

MAIN HALL

 

PENGUIN POINT-an Indoor/Outdoor Habitat*

  • Scents/Smells
  • Low Light - inside

ROSE GARDEN-Temporarily Closed

  • Outside

Please also note: The Historic Rose Garden is a nice area for quiet reflection.

RESTROOMS

  • Loud Noises - The toilets and hand-dryers are automatic.

TREE TOPS

 

TROPICAL RAINFOREST*

  • Loud Noises
  • Element of Surprise
  • Scents/Smells
  • Bright Light

 

WETLANDS*

  • Loud Noises
  • Element of Surprise
  • Scents/Smells
  • Bright Light

*A Note regarding our habitats: in all of our free-flying habitats, this immersive experience allows for guests to get close to birds and mammals; this may include birds flying or walking next to you.