Pennsylvania

National Aviary

The National Aviary is America’s only independent indoor nonprofit zoo dedicated exclusively to birds. The aviary offers large walk-through exhibits, intimate interactions between visitors and free-flying birds, and opportunities to meet many rare or endangered species. The collection of over 150 species, representing nearly every continent, includes the Bald Eagle, Snowy Owl, American Flamingo, Green-Winged Macaw, African Penguin, Hooded Vulture, Lanner falcon, Mandarin Duck, Palm Cockatoo and many others. Campers can Get nose-to-beak with an eagle, talk to a parrot, see eye-to-eye with a penguin, and participate in other daily interactive encounters offered at the aviary. Programs and Specialty Classes for groups and scouts are available.
 
Contact Info
Address: 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212. Allegheny County. Tel: 412-258-9439. Email: education.programs@aviary.org. Website: www.aviary.org. Hrs: Daily, 10AM-5PM
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science.