Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

1 Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-622-6914

Description

For more than a century, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens has delighted plant and flower enthusiasts from around the world.

It was founded in 1893 by steel and real-estate magnate Henry Phipps (1839-1930) as a gift to the City Of Pittsburgh. The gardens' purpose is to educate and entertain the people of Pittsburgh with formal gardens and various species of exotic plants.

The 13-room “crystal palace” is one of the largest and finest Victorian greenhouses in America. The gardens feature lush tropical plants and exhibits throughout the year.

Hours of operation

Saturday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Parking

Phipps has its own parking lot.

In partnership with Pittsburgh A&E Group