Become a Member of the National Aviary’s flock and enjoy FREE general admission, discounted Animal Encounters, specials on admission to National Aviary special events, and free or discounted admission to hundreds of zoos and botanical gardens across the country!

Become a Member!

Members: Register for your Timed Ticket Entry Now:

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No matter which membership level you choose, you will be able to take advantage of these great benefits:

  • Free admission: Members will be able to reserve timed entry tickets free of charge.
  • Discounted Animal Encounters: Members will receive a 10% discount on encounters throughout their membership. The discount cannot be applied to Animal Encounters originally booked prior to March closure.
  • Additional exclusive discounts: Members enjoy a 10% discount on all National Aviary Gift Shop purchases, Member pricing on special events and programs throughout the year, and reduced admission at more than 300 participating zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens nationwide.*
  • Invitation to Member appreciation events.
  • Subscriptions: Members receive a complimentary subscription to BirdCalls, the National Aviary’s seasonal publication, and Airmail, our e-newsletter.
  • To become a Member, fill out our online application. Questions? Email

* Membership is not reciprocal with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

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