Visit the National Aviary
This summer only, dive into the World of Oceans at the National Aviary! Open Daily: Meet beautiful waterbirds like penguins and flamingos during exciting new daily programs, and explore interactive play spaces where underwater creatures respond to your movements and your drawings come to life. Learn about the steps you can take to help keep waterbirds and other marine life safe. Book your summer visit now!
Timed ticketing for admission and Animal Encounters makes reserving tickets online simple and quick.Reserve Tickets
Get up-close to amazing animals like sloths and penguins with this 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. New: add on Virtual Membership!Join Today!
Enhanced safety protocols allow you to enjoy experiences like visiting a colony of African Penguins and relaxing in the quiet surrounds of the Grasslands habitat.Learn More
Daily Activities & Featured Events
Don't miss exciting immersive experiences happening daily or featured events offered regularly; check out our calendar before you visit and reserve your admission tickets!Don't Miss Out!
Hours & Admission
The National Aviary offers daily activities, special events, and enhanced safety protocols for an exciting, immersive experience each 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
The National Aviary hosted Night in the Tropics, its signature summer fundraiser event, on July 16.Read More »
“Night in the Tropics: Vintage Vacation” was an evening of food, dancing and entertainment.Read More »
Located in Allegheny Commons Park, the National Aviary is the largest indoor bird zoo in North America.Read More »
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Party like it’s 1952 at this retro-themed gala celebrating the Aviary’s 70th anniversaryRead More »
Help name Pittsburgh City Paper's new feathered mascot for a chance to win National Aviary tickets!Read More »