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Explore Pittsburgh’s Botanical Garden and Glasshouse

A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. Visit to discover breathtaking seasonal flower shows, stunning outdoor botanical gardens, free-with-admission activities for all ages, an award-winning on-site café, and some of the greenest buildings in the world.

Plan a Special Occasion

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

Become a Phipps Member

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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Designed to be the greenest building in the world, 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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For #5210Friday, check out @LetsMovePGH's recipe for healthy and tasty parsnip soup: phipps.conservatory.org/blog/detail/wh… pic.twitter.com/NVeB4yUSx9

Tomorrow from 1:30 – 3:30, join us for an origami session, then get a meal and come back in for the Light Garden!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Cafe Phipps Tweets: Today's Specials

Today's Veggie Pizza: Boursin Cheese, Arugula, Bolognese and Goat Cheese #cafephipps

Today's Quiche: Asparagus, Feta and Goat Cheese #cafephipps

Today's Soups: Cream of Red Skin Potato; Chicken Moambe; Tomato Basil; Chili (vegan/GF) #cafephipps