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Phipps Conservatory

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Address: 700 Frank Curto Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone Number: 412-622-6914
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Fri 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Just wonderful

Yes, this place is wonderful. Go and be charmed by all the flowers, plants and exhibits. The Chihuly glass plants and flowers (found here and there) add a delightful touch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2013
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Philadelphia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Yes, this place is wonderful. Go and be charmed by all the flowers, plants and exhibits. The Chihuly glass plants and flowers (found here and there) add a delightful touch.

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

My family visited the conservatory during graduation week. We all loved it! As a photographer, I was in heaven. Great place. Don't miss it!

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West Deptford NJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

What a great place to spend 2 hours. This is a wonderful place filled with flowers and plants and it is so well done. Since it is in the same area as the Natural History and Art Museum, we were able to do both in one day. Surprisingly, the "Things To Do in Pittsburgh" book in the hotel room never... More 

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Plum, Pennsylvania
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28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

If you're into landscaping and flowers done in amazing artistic settings, this place is for you. The admission fee is nominal, you can leisurely stroll thru all the exhibit areas taking pictures etc. Some artists will actually sit and paint or draw while they're there. Lovely attraction in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.

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Florence, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

How can they possibly charge $15 per person for admission? Why not $50 or $100? What planet are they living on? NOT WORTH IT!

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Lakewood, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

It was a beautiful presentation of botany in a relaxed, educational setting. Staff was exceptionally friendly and eager to answer any questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

full of interesting things, we loved it! a wide variety of plants, decoration is very nice , people are very friendly and do know about the species.

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

So many exotic plants and interesting information to be found here. Very peaceful and tranquil. Suitable for all ages, every day of the week!

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We really enjoyed visiting here. There were so many different areas that even the kids were happy, especially in the kid friendly area. We had lunch in the cafe and it was nice knowing where the produce came from.

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pittsburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I think they are really out-pricing many people....I think adults were $15 each and children starting at 2 were $11. CRAZY. This place is amazingly pretty and neat.... but in the end you are spending a lot of money just to spend 1/2 a day looking at some plants. I don't know. I don't think it's affordable for most people.... More 

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