Visit the National Aviary
Back this fall! The popular seasonal theme Forests has returned to the National Aviary! Venture into this dreamy world with exciting daily programs that bring you close to fascinating species from around the world. Book your fall visit today!
Timed ticketing for admission, add-on experiences, and Animal Encounters makes online reservations simple and quick.Reserve Tickets
Get even closer to amazing animals, like sloths, birds of prey, and penguins, with a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. Now includes admission!Book Today!
National Aviary Members enjoy free admission; discounts on Animal Encounters, select events and programs, and more! You must reserve admission tickets in advance.Join Today!
Enhanced safety protocols allow you to feel relaxed while enjoying engaging experiences.Learn More
Daily Activities & Featured Events
Don't miss exciting immersive experiences happening daily and featured events offered regularly; check out our calendar before you visit!Don't Miss Out!
Hours & Admission
The National Aviary offers immersive experiences and special events every time you visit!Visit Today
Directions, Parking, & Lodging
The National Aviary is located on Pittsburgh’s historic Northside – close to downtown and walking distance from North Shore stadiums!Learn More
Dining & Gift Shop
Enjoy browsing our gift shop, stocked with eco-friendly products, local artisan pieces, housewares, bird-feeders, plush toys, and more (or shop online!)! Grab a bite to eat from Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen.Learn More
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.Learn More
Bring your Group to the National Aviary and learn about the wonderful world of birds!Learn More
Guest Policies & FAQs
Informed visits are successful ones; get all of the details on the National Aviary's Guest Policies and FAQs.Questions Answered Here
In The News
Owl-O-Ween at the National Aviary: Who-o-o’s looking for fun? This owl-themed Halloween party offers a full day of activities.Read More »
Visit the National Aviary for events like Owl-O-Ween, International African Penguin Awareness Day, and more.Read More »
At an Oktoberfest Brunch at the National Aviary, German cuisine will be prepared by Chef Josef Karst of Atria’s Specialty Catering.Read More »
It was a big day for the National Aviary's Andean Condor chick. The aviary revealed her name, and she fledged the nest for the first time.Read More »
The chick, one of only three Andean Condors to hatch in North American zoos in the last year, was named by generous friends of the National Aviary. Today, she fledged the nest for the first time.Read More »