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Address: 589 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone Number: 801-596-8500
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Description: The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections, educational...
The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections, educational programs and exhibits of more than 130 different species of birds.
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Nice Aviary

We had a wonderful time walking around the aviary and learning about the birds. It's definitely worth the admittance fee and a great thing to do on a sunny day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Robyn C
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Port Angeles, Washington
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Port Angeles, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a wonderful time walking around the aviary and learning about the birds. It's definitely worth the admittance fee and a great thing to do on a sunny day.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

In Liberty Park with ample parking. It's a nice side trip with or without the kids. Interesting collection of birds and information abounds. Weekends can be a bit crowded in the park but searching should yield a parking spot.

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Nj
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I brought my 11 yo here today, with little expectations. We had a excellent time reading about the birds, feeding some of them, taking pictures....I expected to spend about an hour, but we stayed 2. The weather was especially friendly today, which helped us enjoy a slow pace in the sanctuary. We walked over to Park Cafe afterwards and had... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

An interesting and fun place to bring children and grandchildren. Informative programs and an introduction to birds you don't usually encounter up close.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There's a circular path with some spurs so it's fairly easy to see everything without getting lost. Food is available for purchase for feeding the ducks and swans. For an extra fee you can go in some of the cages and feed other birds. Peacocks roam freely.

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great setting. Affordable. Fun. Looked like many were rescue birds. Cold in January, but no crowds. I would love to go again!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

My daughter loves birds so we stop by ever time we are in Salt Lake. It was close to closing and temperature was dropping fast(16°). So most the warm weather birds were in for the night but got to see Andy the Vulture out walking. A lot of fun colorful birds to see. Down side is all the wild mallards... More 

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Herriman, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Tracy Aviary is both educational and fun. They have numerous discount days and activities that make it a great deal for families. We go once or twice a year and the kids always enjoy it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is small but interesting. Great walk around area with small kids. Lots of great birds to see - including peacocks roaming around freely. We also attended the bird show and that was the highlight for everyone. Well done.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had not been for years and I took my grand daughter for our "Grandma Day". We had so much fun. The Aviary was decorated for Halloween. The bird show featured "Halloween Birds". Our favorite activity was feed the birds inside their cage. They land on your arms and/or head. It was awesome. My grand daughter (age 10) had a... More 

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