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Phipps Conservatory

700 Frank Curto Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-622-6914
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Ranked #2 of 96 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Cultural
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Webster, NY
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100 reviews 100 reviews
46 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Our family loved visiting! The building has been beautifully maintained and is overflowing with flowers and plants. There was so much to see! We liked the areas throughout that were kid focused; trains, play areas, etc. There were also many pieces of interested sculpture included. Limited free parking is available on the island in front of the conservatory. The visit... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I come often to enjoy the peaceful gardens. Its a photographer's dream at any level. The seasons change for the gardens are always a joy. The orchid room is my favorite. Just a joy.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

I am a member of Phipps. In the summer, I love their outdoor garden. When it gets cold out, Phipps is my happy place. I usually take my camera, but sometimes I just sit and admire all the beautiful plants and flowers. The display changes each season, so it never gets boring. My two favorites are: The Japanese Courtyard garden,... More

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Kane, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A must see when visiting Pittsburgh. So many lovely rooms to walk through, every one different and more spectacular than the last. Take your camera because you will want to take photos of everything! Plants, flowers, cactus......you will not be disappointed. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to see it all. You will want to walk through at... More

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Malta, NY
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9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had a spare couple of hours to tour the Phipps Conservatory and found it to be a great experience! The place is teaming with volunteers and workers who are constantly make the different exhibits fabulous for young and old. The place smells wonderful and you feel cleansed after breathing in the fresh air for a couple of hours and... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Absolutely beautiful! The rooms are amazingly landscaped and it is easy to maneuver from room to room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place was honestly breath taking. We took my little nephew and he didn't get all fussy because they had this train layout throughout the whole garden which helped keep the little one distracted and me able to take pictures of this beautiful place

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is absolutely incredible! Heaven on Earth for sure. You almost forget your in the city. It is so peaceful and well done. A little pricey to get in but its worth it. My fiance took me here on a date and it is one we will never forget

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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208 reviews 208 reviews
51 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Enjoyed yet another turn around at Phipps for their fall 2014 flower show. They never cease to amaze me at the level of imagination that goes into the displays. The outdoor bonsai garden and the rooftop outdoor garden were really enjoyable on the day we went since the weather was nice. The café always has tasty warm soup, too. We... More

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Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

During my travels, I try to visit venues like Phipps. I have rarely found one that matches the gem we have here in Pittsburgh and have not yet found one that exceeds it. The renovation that they did a few years ago coupled with the expansion of the special shows to more seasons, makes it a place not to miss.... More

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