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Visit the National Aviary

This summer only! Join us for Superheroes of the Sky, our new seasonal theme Presented by Breeze Airways! Experience the awesome abilities of nature’s superheroes with action-packed activities that bring you closer to awe-inspiring birds from around the world. Watch in awe as incredible birds glide, swoop, and strut right in front of you during SkyDeck, a life rooftop show, Presented by Pittsburgh International Airport and Habitat Heroes Presented by AAA Travel.

Get tickets online or at our Visitor Services Desk onsite.

  • Tickets

    Timed ticketing for admission, add-on experiences, and Animal Encounters makes online reservations simple and quick.

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  • Animal Encounters

    Get even closer to amazing animals, like sloths, birds of prey, and penguins, with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. Encounters now include admission!

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  • Hours & Admission

    The National Aviary offers immersive experiences and special activities every time you visit!

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  • Daily Activities

    Check out a variety of daily activities designed for a fantastic guest experience!

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  • Featured Events

    Don't miss exciting featured events offered regularly; check out our calendar before you visit!

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  • Memberships

    National Aviary Members enjoy free admission, discounts on Animal Encounters, select events and programs, and more! You must reserve admission tickets in advance.

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  • Directions, Parking, & Lodging

    The National Aviary is located on Pittsburgh’s historic Northside – close to downtown and walking distance from North Shore stadiums!

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  • Dining & Gift Shop

    Enjoy browsing our gift shop, stocked with eco-friendly products, local artisan pieces, housewares, plush toys, and more (or shop online)! Grab a bite to eat from Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen.

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  • Facility Map & Accessibility

    The National Aviary is ADA-accessible. Our staff is ready to help make your visit unforgettable. Read on for accessibility details at the National Aviary.

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  • Groups

    Bring your Group to the National Aviary and learn about the wonderful world of birds!

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  • Guest Policies & FAQs

    Informed visits are successful ones; get all of the details on the National Aviary's Guest Policies and FAQs.

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In The News

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National Aviary summer season includes ‘Superheroes of the Sky’ | Herald-Standard

New daily activities included with admission allow guests to get close with a league of Avian Superheroes!

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Superheroes of the Sky Launches at the National Aviary, Offering a Summer Full of Avian Adventures | National Aviary News

New daily activities included with admission allow guests to get close with a league of Avian Superheroes!

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New Peer-Reviewed Paper from Project Principalis Published in Ecology and Evolution Suggests Ivory-billed Woodpeckers Survive in Louisiana | National Aviary News

Project Principalis has released new evidence in Ecology and Evolution supporting the persistence of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in Louisiana.

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The National Aviary’s Wetlands Renovation Win Prix Lumière Award | Association de vitrerie et fenestration du Québec

The National Aviary's Wetlands project won the Prix Lumière last night for the Institutional Commercial Project Category.

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Things to Do This Weekend | Pittsburgh Magazine

Top Pick: Up Close and Personal With Swooping Birds at the National Aviary

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