The Best Places To See in Pittsburgh, PA

Handpicked Top 3 Places To See in Pittsburgh . How do we actually find the most highly rated places to see? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY AND BOTANICAL GARDENS

One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Since 1893

Botanical Gardens, Guided and Group Tours, The Shop at Phipps, Café Phipps, Plant Collections, Art Collections, Glasshouse Happenings, Science Education, Tropical Forest, Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show, Garden Railroad, Spring Flower Show, Green Power Drive, Café Phipps Pop-Up Prix Fixe, Butterfly Forest & Discovery Programs

Children under 2 & Members Free Admission - A discount of 10 percent is available for groups of 15 or more with advance reservation - Buy your tickets online in advance and receive a discount of 50 cents per ticket off the regular price

Price: Adults $17.95, Children 2 - 18 $11.95 Seniors (62+) & Students $16.95

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phipps.conservatory.org

Monday - Thursday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Friday : 9:30 am - 10:00 pm Saturday - Sunday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

This place is truly breathtaking! I can only imagine how much hard work and money goes into keeping this place as pretty as it is. It is placed in a nice touristy area. My husband and I visited from Maryland and we were so impressed by the flowers and plants there. They even have a cute Cafe with healthy food options. We ate there after our visit in the gardens. The food was great and they had Vegan options! We had a great time walking through their perfectly landscaped gardens.

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PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM

One Wild Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Since 1898

Zoo, Aquarium, Public Places, Environmental Conservation, Exhibits, Events, Dining, Gift Shop, Education, Camps, Conservation, Scientific Dive Program, Camp, Overnights, Wildlife Academy, Teen Programs, Teacher and School Programs, Public Events, Birthday Parties, Wedding Receptions, Picnics, Corporate, Tailored Events, Meetings & Holiday Parties

Children under 24 months: Free Admission - All active duty, reservists, and veterans of the United States military receive free general admission with proper identification (i.e. military ID, DD-214)

Price: Adult $13, Seniors (60+ years of age) $12 & Children (ages 2-13) $12

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pittsburghzoo.org

Monday - Sunday : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today at the Pittsburgh Zoo, Noelle Teel, Tony Vanoy and I enjoyed watching the gorgeous flamingos. They are so colorful and I just love that shade of pink. We also enjoyed watching the huge Rhinos and it seemed like they were watching us too. They are so massive. They are one of my favorite animals. Tony Vanoy loves the lions since he is a Leo. Noelle Teel and I just love those big kitty cats. Great day at Pittsburgh Zoo. I love to visit them in the zoo & I would love to see them in the wild.

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CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Since 1895

Museum, Exhibition, Birthday Parties, Homeschool Classes, Sleepovers, Super Science Saturdays, Workshops and Lectures, Tours, Group Visits for Adults, Group Visits for Kids and Schools, Educator Resources Natural History on the Move, Teen Programs, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Summer Camps, Collection, Scientific Publications & Dining

Members, Children 2 & Under Free Admission - 50% Off of regular admission rates on Weekdays after 3:00 pm - Group Discounts Available

Price: Adults $19.95, Seniors (65+) $14.95, Students with ID & Children 3-18 $11.95

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carnegiemnh.org

Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday : 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday : 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Sunday : 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Tuesday : Closed

I'm the absolute most embarrassing, notorious, typical tourist so I LOVE museums and anything touristy for lack of a better word. Basically, I loved this museum and I was in pure bliss for a few hours while visiting. I came here after work (a super short walk from CMU) and spent 2 hours just wandering from exhibit to exhibit. From the dinosaurs to the modern art, I thought all of the displays were awesome.

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