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Explore Pittsburgh’s Botanical Garden and Glasshouse

A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. Explore the beauty and wonders of nature at Phipps, encompassing 15 acres including a 14-room glasshouse and 23 distinct gardens. Experience industry-leading sustainable architecture and green practices, stunning seasonal flower shows, exclusive commissioned exhibits, renowned orchid and bonsai collections and more. This historic landmark is just a few miles from downtown Pittsburgh in Schenley Park.

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Phipps provides a perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, photo sessions and corporate meetings.

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Become a member to receive free year-round admission, discounts on classes and programs, invitations to exclusive events, and more.

Discover Our Online Shop

Phipps’s most popular sustainable apparel, gardening goodies, books and home decor items are now available for easy online ordering.

Help Us Thrive and Grow

Donations of any kind ensure that Phipps will inspire, educate and delight for generations to come. Find out how you can help us thrive.

Center for Sustainable Landscapes: One of the Greenest Buildings in the World

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The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) generates all of its own energy and treats all storm and sanitary water captured on-site. An integral part of the Phipps visitor experience, it is the first and only building to meet four of the highest green certifications: the Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum, WELL Building Platinum, and Four-Stars Sustainable SITES.

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