Check out our beautifully renovated Wetlands! The National Aviary’s largest habitat has reopened, with favorite species like American Flamingos and Brown Pelicans, plus new bird species including the Blue-billed Curassow, gorgeous bird-friendly glass, and more! Book your visit today to explore this coastal-inspired habitat and enjoy exciting daily programs during our new seasonal theme, Seaside Escape! Learn more about the day’s schedule here.
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. Encounters now include admission!Book Today!
Hours & Admission
The National Aviary offers immersive experiences and special activities every time you visit!Visit 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!
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!
Enhanced safety protocols allow you to feel relaxed while enjoying engaging experiences.Learn More
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
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 summer camps are superhero-themed and focus on the amazing adaptations that birds possess.Read More »
Wear your finest pink attire for the return of Flamingo Fest.Read More »
On one particular occasion, the National Aviary was able to pull off a grand proposal that included penguins playing as the true love masterminds behind it all.Read More »
Explore the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, a family-friendly destination that’s home to countless birds and a few mammals – from penguins and bald eagles to sloths.Read More »
How Are Visitors — And Birds — Reacting To The National Aviary’s New Wetlands? | Pittsburgh Magazine
Four months after the National Aviary opened its $3 million renovated Wetlands exhibit, the space is getting high marks — not only from visitors, but also from the birds.Read More »