Explore 17 different plant exhibits at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which is considered one of the greenest facilities in the world. In 1983, mogul Henry Phipps gave these grounds to the city of Pittsburgh with the purpose of introducing exotic plant life and formal gardens to the public. The gardens, along with the glass and metal greenhouse structures, have continued to amaze visitors throughout the years. The gardens are now on the National Register of Historic Places ,and the facility has been honored and celebrated for its sustainability. Our Pittsburgh attractions app makes visiting Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and other Pittsburgh attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens reviews
This place is amazing. The care thats' given to the flowers is incredible. Everything is perfectly trimmed and maintained. Nice afternoon activity while in the burgh. Highly recommend stopping at... more »
This looks like a movie set. It is stunning all around and a MUST visit location if you are in town. It’s around a 10 minute car ride from the center of downtown and it’s totally worth it! It takes... more »
What a lovely and interesting place to visit. We did a Saturday morning walk about. Parking was ample nearby, and admission seemed fairly priced. There were so many amazing plants to see, and all within a well-maintained and aesthetically pleasing facility. The butterfly garden was a huge plus, and our favorite part of the exhibit. A must see gem in Pittsburgh!
I COULD SPEND HOURS AND HOURS HERE! Oh my goodness is it one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. All the different types of plants/flowers/trees you could imagine with separate rooms with different climate to adjust to the type of plant in the particular room. This is ARTWORK! They decorate for the different seasons and holidays always mixing it up keeping us guessing! My favorite is Christmas it is a must see around Christmas time!
Build a tripTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Pittsburgh
Museums in Pittsburgh
Side trips from Pittsburgh
Hidden gems in Pittsburgh
Historic Sites in Pittsburgh
Trips to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens by other users
10 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Erie Pittsburgh Gettysburg 10 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Erie Pittsburgh Gettysburg 5 days in Cary, Knoxville & Pittsburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Cary Knoxville Pittsburgh 16 days in Pittsburgh BY A USER FROM TURKEY Pittsburgh 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Pittsburgh Buffalo Boston 1 day in Pittsburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial Mr. Rogers' Memorial Statue Mount Washington