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This 13-room greenhouse — much of it built in the Victorian style — features exotic plants from around the world in themed rooms. The orchid collection alone is worth the price of admission. For 2009, there’s also an exhibit on life in the Amazon rain forest. Currently, the floral displays also incorporate glass sculptures by artist Hans Godo Fräbel, whose anthropomorphic figures are both haunting and whimsical. Open daily.

Upcoming Events

  • Garden Railroad: Next Stop, Memory Lane (Exhibits)

    • Through March 5, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular admission: $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and students, $11 for kids 2-18, and free for kids under 2
    • 1 going/interested
  • Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show (Exhibits)

    • Through March 5, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $17.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors and students, $11.95 for kids 2 – 18, free for children under 2
    • 1 going/interested
  • Biophilia: Pittsburgh (Other Stuff)

    • First Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m.
  • Party in the Tropics (21+) (Other Stuff)

    • Fri., Feb. 3, 7-11 p.m. $17.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors and students
  • Tropical Sundays (Other Stuff)

    • Sun., Feb. 5, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., Feb. 12, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $17.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors and students, $11.95

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