Visit the National Aviary
Tired of the chilly Pittsburgh weather? It’s time to say goodbye to the cold and hello to a tropical paradise at the National Aviary’s Coastal Getaway! Our NEW seasonal theme will transport you to a vibrant and colorful world of coastal and tropical species. With our breezy coastal décor, you’ll feel like you’re on a sunny beach. NEW daily activities, like the Birds of the Islands Talk, and engaging play spaces will keep you and your family entertained all day long. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to escape to a sunny paradise! Book your visit to the National Aviary’s Coastal Getaway now!
Add-on Fun: watch in awe as incredible birds glide, swoop, and strut right in front of you during Habitat Heroes Presented by AAA Travel
Members visit for free and receive discounts on Animal Encounters, Theater Shows, Gift Shop, and more!Join Today!
Get up close and personal with magnificent birds, some of which are Extinct or Critically Endangered in the wild. Every visit to the National Aviary is unique.Reserve Tickets
Hours & Admission
We are open every day, except Tuesday, from 10 am to 5 pm. Members visit for free. Click below for more admission info.Visit Today
Check out a variety of daily activities designed for a fantastic guest experience!Learn More
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!Book 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, plush toys, and more (or shop online)! Grab a bite to eat from Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen.Learn More
Don't miss exciting featured events offered regularly; check out our calendar before you visit!Don't Miss Out!
Field Trips & Adult Groups
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
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
In The News
The National Aviary publicly welcomed a new, male Andean Condor named Bud to Pittsburgh this week.Read More »
The National Aviary announced the arrival of one of its newest residents Thursday.Read More »
This Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, right alongside the birds at the National Aviary.Read More »
The National Aviary recently welcomed another bird into its flock.Read More »
The National Aviary is moving forward without one of its most popular and colorful attractions — a favorite among both staff and visitors.Read More »