What to Expect:
Birds on exhibit at the National Aviary are rotated in and out, providing different species to enjoy at every visit. A daily bird show combines education and entertainment, and feeding time is always popular with the kids. The Aviary also sponsors a number of special events and exhibits througout the year, as well as lectures, Breakfast with the Birds, and birthday parties.
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Hours & Admission:
Admission: Adults $13.00, Seniors (over 60) $12.00, $11.00 for children ages 2-12. Children under 2 and members are admitted free. Wednesdays are Senior Days, seniors receive half-off admission. Visitors who are on active duty with the military also receive FREE admission.
The National Aviary is located in West Park in the North Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
From the North (via I-279):
Take I-279 towards Pittsburgh. Take the East Street exit and turn right onto North Avenue. At the fifth light, turn left onto Arch Street. The Aviary is on the right.
From the North (via Routes 8 and 28):
Take Rt. 8 to Rt. 28 and follow it south to Pittsburgh. Take the East Ohio St. exit and follow East Ohio through four lights. Turn right onto Cedar. At the next light, turn left onto North Ave. At the third light, turn left onto Arch Street. The Aviary is on the right.
From the East (via I-376/Parkway East)
Take I-376 to Pittsburgh. As you approach downtown, follow signs for the North Shore and I-279 North. Get in the left-hand lane as you cross the Fort Duquesne Bridge and exit left at the North Shore exit. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Western Ave. At the third stoplight, turn left onto Arch St. The Aviary is on the left.
ParkingExcept for busy times, the Aviary's parking lot has plenty of room. $5 donation requested to park in the Aviary lot.
Allegheny Commons West
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212