Become a Member now before rates go up in 2024! New and renewing National Aviary Traditional Members receive a $15 Atria’s gift card. Must purchase or renew in person at our Visitor Services Desk. 

*While supplies last

New or renewing members may do so online and bring proof of Membership on their next National Aviary visit. You may also sign up at our Visitor Services Desk!

Become a Member

Members can take advantage of these great benefits:

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 free of charge.
  • Discounted Animal Encounters: Members receive a 10% discount on encounters throughout their membership.
  • Discounted Habitat Heroes tickets: Members receive $1 off each ticket which can be redeemed online or by purchasing show tickets at our Visitors Services Desk
  • 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
  • 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 & 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! 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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