Phipps Conservatory

Local namePhipps Conservatory
LocationSquirrel Hill South, Pittsburgh, United States

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden set in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a City of Pittsburgh historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.The gardens were founded in 1893 by steel and real-estate magnate Henry Phipps as a gift to the City of Pittsburgh. Its purpose is to educate and entertain the people of Pittsburgh with formal gardens and various species of exotic plants. Currently, the facilities house elaborate gardens within the fourteen room conservatory itself and on the adjoining grounds. In addition to its primary flora exhibits, the sophisticated glass and metalwork of the Lord & Burnham conservatory offers an interesting example of Victorian greenhouse architecture.

Phipps is one of the "greenest" facilities in the world. The entrance pavilion of the Phipps Conservatory has silver-level LEED certification.

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Opening hours

Monday – Thursday and Saturday – Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.


Adults: $15
Seniors (62 and older) and students: $14
Children 2 – 18: $11

More information and contact


Official Website

Official Facebook page

Phone +1 412 622 6914

Address 1 Schenley Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3830, USA

Coordinates 40°26'20.028" N -79°56'51.836" E

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