Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Botanical Garden
1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Monday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday
9:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday
9:30am - 5:00pm

Tips

  • This sprawling conservatory and garden focuses on native plants and sustainability. It also garnered international attention in 2009 when it hosted the G-20 summit.
  • 19 indoor/outdoor gardens with all kinds of trees including Banzai. Open year round, it's a great place to learn about all kinds of plants.
  • Go during December when the place is decorated for the holidays
  • Stand in the middle of the lobby dome at night and look up at the reflection of the Chihuli glass sculpture!
  • Make sure that you eat at the Phipps Cafe, healthy, fresh and LOCAL fare + very environmentally friendly, with even compostable utensils! Menu changes with the season :D
  • I can't say enough about this place. If you're in Pittsburgh, COME HERE. Breathtaking gardens that you can spend hours wandering through. Definitely check out the Center for Sustainable Landscapes!
  • The lights in winter are beautiful to walk through.
  • They have great exhibits. It's a beautiful place, don't miss it.
  • Check out Romero, the Corpse Flower, and hope you come when he decides to bloom!
  • Such a fun place to go and see the changing exhibits! The Glass flowers were amazing!
  • perfect to take a date on, nice and quiet to talk, plus easy to find things to talk about!
  • Yes... old standby but if you want a zip in your step... spend a little time in there... you'll feel like a million bucks
  • My favourite place to visit out of all the "touristy" places. Its beyond beautiful, and somehow can always brighten the darkest of moods. The content changes by season, (obviously) and the cafe is yum
  • I really liked this place full of different types of flowers and few butterflies. Also it's realy good for photography too , try this place
  • Smell the orchids.
  • Such a beautiful conservatory! The staff are very friendly and helpful.
  • Getting a membership pays for itself in only a few visits, and it's great for family visits, dates, etc. highly recommended.
  • Christmas Holiday setup was very nice and worth checking out for a weekend activity
  • Beautiful at Christmas-time
  • Book early for the fabulous brunches Phipps serves about ~4 times a year!

Nearby places

Pittsburgh, PA 15213
221 Schenley Dr (at Forbes Ave)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213