Memberships

Frequent National Aviary visitor? A Traditional Membership helps you make the most of every visit! Enjoy a wide variety of benefits by becoming a Traditional Member!

Tis the best time of the year to become part of the National Aviary Family!  Celebrate the holidays AND save 15% on National Aviary Memberships! Buy a National Aviary Membership for yourself, friends, or family members and save big starting Friday, November 25th through Monday, November 28. Just use code HOLIDAY.

Become a Member

Now Open: The New Wetlands! The National Aviary’s largest habitat is now open, with favorite species like American Flamingos and Brown Pelicans, plus new bird species, gorgeous bird-friendly glass, and more! Book your fall visit today to explore this coastal-inspired habitat and enjoy exciting daily programs during the return of the popular seasonal theme, Forests!

A membership to the National Aviary makes a perfect gift for the animal lover and nature enthusiast on your list.

Become a Member!

Members can take advantage of these great benefits:

  • Free admission: Members will be able to reserve general admission timed entry tickets free of charge. All guests, including Members, must reserve tickets ahead of their visit.
  • Discounted Animal Encounters: Members will receive a 10% discount on encounters throughout their membership.
  • Additional exclusive discounts:
  • Invitations to Member appreciation events.
  • Subscriptions: Members receive a complimentary subscription to BirdCalls, the National Aviary’s seasonal online publication, and Airmail, our e-newsletter.

* Membership is not reciprocal with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Gift Shop discount does not apply to optic purchases.

Already a Member? Register for your Timed Ticket Entry Now:

Register on the Member Portal

Click here for instructions for logging in and reserving your free timed entry tickets with membership. Timed tickets must be reserved before your visit.

Contact Us

To become a Traditional Member, fill out our online application. Questions? Email membership@aviary.org or call 412-258-1159.


Other Membership Options

NEW! Virtual Membership

Virtual Memberships* offer a fun, online option that makes a perfect gift…for just $40! Visit the National Aviary online by taking the Aviary Insider Tour, included with the purchase of a Virtual Membership!

Become a virtual Member!

Monthly Giving

Become a Sustaining Member* with a monthly gift of $9 or more to the National Aviary. Your monthly gift will help our dedicated team continue providing for animals at the National Aviary, as well as sustain our educational programming. Sign up for secure, monthly donations today!

*Free, unlimited admission to the National Aviary is not included with virtual or sustaining membership.

In The News

See All News

27 Fun Family Friendly Things to Do in Pittsburgh with Kids | The Edvocate

Bring your kids to the National Aviary, where they can view 150 different species, many of which are threatened or endangered.

Read More »

Glass act: New panes at Pittsburgh’s National Aviary will make things safer for birds | 90.5 WESA

The five-month, $3 million renovation of the walk-through habitat was unveiled Monday.

Read More »

National Aviary cuts ribbon on newly renovated Wetlands exhibit | KDKA - CBS Pittsburgh

The National Aviary celebrated the reopening of its Wetlands habitat with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on Monday, following a $3 million renovation project.

Read More »

National Aviary adds new feathered residents to renovated Wetlands habitat | Pittsburgh City Paper

The National Aviary boasts 500 birds each representing more than 150 diverse species from around the world. Among these are several recent additions.

Read More »

The National Aviary’s Largest Habitat, the Wetlands, Reopens Following $3 Million Renovation | National Aviary News

The immersive habitat features bird-friendly glass, new bird and plant species, stunning interactive features, and energy efficiency upgrades.

Read More »