Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh

4.8
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Pittsburgh
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.
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  • Beautiful display of mature flowers and plants! The staff was very nice and knowledgeable. The orchids were beautiful and there were a lot of varieties to see. The large palm room was magnificent...  more »
  • I was visiting Carnegie Mellon and decided to spend an afternoon at Phipps Conservatory. Such a wonderful place on a cold winter day. Beautiful specimens of flowers and trees! Give yourself enough.....  more »
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  • 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!

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