Sensory Friendly Mornings

Explore the National Aviary during sensory inclusive mornings, designed for all guests to make the most of their Aviary experience!

Monthly from September to December, guests can enjoy:

• Interactive play spaces throughout the Aviary.
• A sensory friendly version of our immersive bird show at 11 am. During this show, lighting is consistent and volume is low, setting the stage for a great experience.

Call 412-323-7235 to register.

Click here to see upcoming dates!

Sensory Bags from Kulture City, equipped with headphones, fidget toys, and other items, are available to borrow daily, and a helpful sensory guide to the sights, sounds, and climate of the National Aviary’s habitats can be viewed in advance.

Click here to see our full list of Accessibility guidelines.

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