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National Aviary

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Address: Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 412-323-7235
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Description: Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from...
Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.
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Pretty Birds! Pretty Aviary!

This place was amazing, and I wish it could have lasted longer! The penguins were just so adorable and cute. We got to watch the feeding and how sweet they all were. You could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Denise W
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place was amazing, and I wish it could have lasted longer! The penguins were just so adorable and cute. We got to watch the feeding and how sweet they all were. You could stand pretty close to where it took place. The eagle display was cool, and I especially liked the Toucans. There were rooms filled with tropical birds... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Aviary is a great place for kids and the kid at heart. The staff is interactive and helpful. Sometimes they have staff speaking about the birds and you can feed them mill-worms they provide. The place is clean and the birds seem to be well cared for. Keep in mind that inside where the birds are can sometimes be... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When you go to this Aviary you will learn a few thing about birds and more great experience and price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My sister always wanted to visit this place and my wife and neice also got to visit. It's a wonderful place where for most of the experience you are in the cage with the birds. They are many encounters with the bird who are very well cared for. This is a place for all ages. Very enjoyable and worth the... More 

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Kakamega, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went here one day when it was snowing, which was a brilliant idea because it was nice and warm inside! I loved how you walk through the displays, that you can get up close with the birds and they're not just in cages.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

There were birds here I had never seen elsewhere. The 'regions' where the birds are located are well done, although the penguin feeding was in a very difficult place for most to view. Birds flying overhead, and there's the opportunity to participate in feedings to get REALLY up close

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was actually a bogo trip to a few places that day. It was fun but I'm hot a huge fan of birds. I like looking at them but also get freaked out when they fly around my head. I still would recommend that everyone go experience this.

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Youngstown, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

First of all this is one of the easiest places in Pittsburgh to get to! Just off I-279. We parked in the west lot which seems to be the back of the building but it was not a problem. The east lot must be the main entrance. From the west lot you enter thru the gift shop and pay for... More 

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Doylestown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My son and I spent a couple hours here, it's not a huge place. It's very pleasant to wander from space to space, some birds are in large cages, while others are loose in large rooms. It was fun feeling the "zoom" of little wings in the grasslands room; feeding the lorikeets was so fun!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I loved the different birds in this place! Being from a small town in Indiana we don't have anything like this so it was neat to see things like this. I loved the sloth that they had in one of the first exhibits. They also named all of their penguins and it's so cute to see them interact! Really good... More 

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Additional Information about National Aviary

Address: Address: Allegheny Commons, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 412-323-7235
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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