Public Aquariums

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium


7340 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA map

(412) 665-3640
(800) 474-4966


See their website at for directions.


Explore the life of penguins, sharks, rays and many more animals that live within the world’s waters.


Prices vary according to operating season, please check their website for current ticket prices

See their website for current discounts


Open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Summer: Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Admission gates close at 4:30 pm

Spring: April 1 - Friday of Memorial Day weekend
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission gates close at 4:00 pm

Fall: Tuesday after Labor Day - December 31
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission gates close at 4 p.m.

Winter: January 2 - March 31
9:00 am - 4 pm
Admission gates close at 3 p.m

Plan Your Trip:

If you need a place to stay in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium suggests one of the following hotels: Comfort Inn RIDC Park, Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn, Super 8, Courtyard by Marriott Shadyside, Springhill Suites by Marriott Bakery Square, Residence Inn by Marriott Pittsburgh Airport or the Wyndham Garden Pittsburgh Airport.