National Aviary Memberships

Become a National Aviary Member and enjoy a wonderful word of birds alongside a variety of perks and experiences only for Members!

Become a Member


Become a National Aviary Member in June and receive a FREE Hyacinth Macaw plush! Members enjoy exclusive access to Member-only events, discounted Animal Encounters, select programs, and more. Must sign up or renew at our Visitor Services Desk; while supplies last. 

Hyacinth Macaw Plush

Members can take advantage of these great benefits and Member Savings:

Victoria Crowned Pigeon in the nest with a chick

Male Lesser Bird-Of-Paradise perched on a branch

Female Steller's Sea Eagle at the National Aviary

  • Free admission: Members receive general admission for an entire year!
  • Discounted Animal Encounters: Members receive a 10% discount on Animal Encounters.
  • Discounted Habitat Heroes tickets: Members receive $1 off each ticket (paying only $4!), redeemable online or by purchasing show tickets at our Visitors Services Desk.
  • Additional exclusive discounts:
    • Members enjoy a 10% discount on National Aviary Gift Shop purchases.
    • Member Savings Pricing on special events and programs throughout the year.
  • Invitations to Member-appreciation events.
  • Access to Members-only events; view a complete 2024 list here!
  • 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 & Aquarium. Gift Shop discount does not apply to optic purchases.

Already a Member? Book your tickets:

Register On The Membership Portal

Click here for instructions for logging in and reserving your free tickets with membership.

Contact Us

To become a Traditional Member, fill out our online application. Questions? Email or call 412-258-1147.

Other Membership Options

Virtual Membership

Virtual Memberships* offer a fun, online option that makes a perfect gift…for just $40!

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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