Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens | Oakland | Museum, Park/outdoors | Culture & Entertainment
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

  • SUPER. NATURAL. (Visual Art)

    • Through Nov. 5
    • Buy Tickets
  • Green Market (Other Stuff)

    • Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25 Free
  • Biophilia: Pittsburgh (Other Stuff)

    • First Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m.
  • Gifts and Greens Market (Holiday)

    • Thu., Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri., Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free and open to the public
  • Tropical Forest Congo (Exhibits)

    • Ongoing

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