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!

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.

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