Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

The National Aviary is open:

Daily from 10 am – 5 pm except Tuesdays.

The National Aviary is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Please visit our calendar to learn about late nights and early closures. Tickets must be reserved prior to your visit. Tickets will only be sold at the door depending on availability and capacity limits.

Please visit our COVID Information page for policy updates.

General Admission Pricing

Children under 2: Free

Children (ages 2-12): $14.95

Seniors (ages 60+): $16.95

Adults: $17.95

Reserve Tickets in Advance!

Become a member of the National Aviary and enjoy free admission, along with many other benefits! Members must still reserve tickets prior to visiting!

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“The exhibits were interactive and up close, the staff was friendly and knowledgeable, and safety precautions were well-thought-out and enforced.”

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A note to our guests: To schedule your visit using group discounts, previously held free passes or vouchers, complimentary admission for Carnegie Mellon University or Carlow University students and partner organizations, or reciprocal admission for members of other zoos, aquariums, and gardens, please contact info@aviary.org.

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