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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Updated on June 19, 2013
Phipps Conservatory Plaza Entrance
Phipps Conservatory Plaza Entrance | Source

Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is one of the true gems of the city.

The conservatory was donated to the city of Pittsburgh in 1893 by Henry Phipps and has been expanded and updated many times over the years.

With beautiful seasonal exhibits, educational programs and classes for all ages, Phipps offers year-round fun for everyone, and it is a definite must-see attraction when visiting the city.

Plan your visit

Here are a few things to keep in mind when visiting Phipps:

  • Plan on spending at least 2 hours.
  • For a bite to eat, there is the Cafe Phipps.
  • The Shop at Phipps sells all sorts of gift items.
  • The facility is handicapped accessible and strollers are permitted.
  • Restrooms are available throughout the facility.
  • Lockers can be rented to store extra items.
  • It can get warm in the conservatory, so dress accordingly.
  • There is a fair amount of walking, so wear comfortable shoes.
  • Don't forget your camera because there is always a good photo opportunity.
  • Some free parking is available, but it can fill up quickly. There is also limited street parking for a fee. For special events, plan on arriving early to secure a parking spot.

For the most current information on Phipps, make sure to visit their website at www.phipps.conservatory.org.

Flowers at Phipps throughout the seasons

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Spring Daffodils in bloomPink Azaleas in bloomA butterfly on a flower at the annual butterfly exhibitPink Dahlia in full bloomHydrangeaExotic tropical flowering plantInteresting red orchidHoliday floral displayCacti in bloom
Spring Daffodils in bloom
Spring Daffodils in bloom | Source
Pink Azaleas in bloom
Pink Azaleas in bloom | Source
A butterfly on a flower at the annual butterfly exhibit
A butterfly on a flower at the annual butterfly exhibit | Source
Pink Dahlia in full bloom
Pink Dahlia in full bloom | Source
Hydrangea
Hydrangea | Source
Exotic tropical flowering plant
Exotic tropical flowering plant | Source
Interesting red orchid
Interesting red orchid | Source
Holiday floral display
Holiday floral display | Source
Cacti in bloom
Cacti in bloom | Source

Hours of Operation

  • Daily: 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Fridays until 10 p.m.
  • Extended hours during holiday programs, check website for exact times.
  • The gift shop is open during hours of operation

Cost

These prices are effective as of December 2012, and are subject to change.

  • Members: Free
  • Adults: $12
  • Seniors (62 and older): $11
  • Students (with valid ID): $11
  • Children 2 to 18: $9
  • Children under 2: Free

Tip: If you live in or near Pittsburgh, I highly recommend purchasing an annual membership. We go at least 8 times a year and our family membership pays for itself in about 3 visits. Members also receive discounts on classes as well as invitations to various special events. Consult the website for information on becoming a member.

General Information

Address
One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Telephone
412/622 - 6914
Email
edu@phipps.conservatory.org
Website
phipps.conservatory.org
Table data is from the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens website as of December, 2012.

Getting there

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What you'll see at Phipps Conservatory

The conservatory has an easy to follow floor plan that is wheelchair accessible. Here is a tour of what you can expect to see during your visit to Phipps.

Plaza Entrance - Stop 1

This Dale Chihuly masterpiece greets visitors at the Phipps Conservatory entrance.
This Dale Chihuly masterpiece greets visitors at the Phipps Conservatory entrance. | Source

Your visit to Phipps begins at the ground floor entrance. Upon entry, you'll find the cafe on your right and the gift shop on your left. Straight ahead will be the admissions and information area, as well as restrooms and elevators. Look up and you will see the first of many Dale Chihuly glass masterpieces that are located throughout the conservatory.

Palm Court - Stop 2

Dale Chihuly sculptures in the Palm Court of Phipps Conservatory.
Dale Chihuly sculptures in the Palm Court of Phipps Conservatory. | Source

Tip: Once in the Palm Court, an important thing to remember is that visitors always head to the right. Everyone goes in the same direction, which makes visiting easier.

After climbing the grand staircase, or taking the elevators, to the main floor, you will enter the Palm Court. Filled with lush towering tropical plants, as well as beautiful seasonal displays, this is where the real fun begins.

Head down the path on your right that is lined with dense plants and glass sculptures, and you end up in the Serpentine Room.

Serpentine Room - Stop 3

The Serpentine Room during the holiday season.
The Serpentine Room during the holiday season. | Source

The Serpentine Room exhibit changes seasonally, and the brick paved winding path leads visitors past gorgeous floral displays and water features to the lush Fern Room.

Dale Chihuly

With a number of pieces on exhibit at Phipps, Dale Chihuly is a name you will see throughout the conservatory. Originally from Tacoma, Washington and known for his exquisite glass pieces, Dale Chihuly's artwork appears in museums and botanical gardens throughout the world. He is the recipient of numerous awards and has produced hundreds of works.

Source: www.chihuly.com

Fern Room - Stop 4

The temperature and humidity immediately go up when entering the Fern Room at Phipps. Look around and you will see every fern imaginable, including some that look like deer antlers and are as large as palm fronds, and some that are as small as a pinky finger.

Keep heading to your right and you come to one of the real jewels of the conservatory, the Orchid Room.

Orchid Room - Stop 5

One of the orchids found in the Phipps Conservatory Orchid Room.
One of the orchids found in the Phipps Conservatory Orchid Room. | Source

At its peak in January and February, when the conservatory hosts its annual Orchid and Tropical Bonsai show, the Orchid Room offers incredible floral displays throughout the year. From purples to yellows, to every variety known, the Orchid Room never disappoints, and is a favorite among visitors.

Continue along the path and back through the far side of the Fern Room to the next stop on the tour, the Stove Room.

Stove Room - Stop 6

The butterfly exhibit at Phipps Conservatory.
The butterfly exhibit at Phipps Conservatory. | Source

With some steep slopes, the Stove Room is not accessible to wheelchairs, but it is home to some lovely flowering tropical plants. In the summer, this area plays host to butterflies of all kinds in the annual butterfly exhibit. If you are lucky, one may just land on your shirt!

South Conservatory - Stop 7

The South Conservatory at Phipps offers beautiful exhibits throughout the year, including this incredibly detailed train layout.
The South Conservatory at Phipps offers beautiful exhibits throughout the year, including this incredibly detailed train layout. | Source

Head back out of the Stove Room, back through the Serpentine Room, veer to the right, and you end up in the South Conservatory. This is a grand room that offers dazzling displays of blooms in the spring, summer and fall, and an incredible train layout in the winter months. It is another favorite of visitors.

Once you are done admiring this room, go through the doors on the right and you come to the Tropical Spice & Fruit Room.

Tropical Fruit & Spice Room - Stop 8

This Dale Chihuly sculpture mimics the plants found in the Tropical Fruit & Spice Room at Phipps Conservatory.
This Dale Chihuly sculpture mimics the plants found in the Tropical Fruit & Spice Room at Phipps Conservatory. | Source

With some of the more interesting plants in the collection, the Tropical Fruit & Spice Room never disappoints. You'll find coffee bean bushes, banana, lemon, orange, and kumquat trees along with many other exotic fruit and spice plants.

Don't pass by the double doors at the end of the room. They lead to the Children's Discovery Garden, your next stop.

Children's Discovery Garden - Stop 9

Bumble Bee Topiary in the Children's Discovery Garden at Phipps Conservatory.
Bumble Bee Topiary in the Children's Discovery Garden at Phipps Conservatory. | Source

Fun for all ages, the Children's Discovery Garden offers interactive fountains, places for kids to hide, a sensory garden and all sorts of interesting plantings. It has a new garden area where children can play among bushes shaped like caterpillars and pretend to plant their own gardens. The dahlia display in the late summer is stunning.

If you are ever able to get the family to leave this area, head back through the Tropical Spice & Fruit Room and go to the next stop on your right.

Center for Sustainable Landscapes

Phipps' Center for Sustainable Landscapes.
Phipps' Center for Sustainable Landscapes. | Source

Recently opened in February 2013, the Center for Sustainable Landscapes is "one of the world's first certified living buildings" according to Phipps' website. It is used for education, research and administration.

This facility, "captures and treats all of its own water" ,"generates its own electricity" , and serves as a model for anyone wishing to design and live "greener".

Tropical Forest Conservatory - Stop 10

Completed in the last few years, the Tropical Forest Conservatory is a huge area where visitors can follow the winding path through a tropical forest, while water flows alongside the path and into a koi pond. There are treats for the senses in this area, along with various educational displays.

This is also home to the special events center and leads to the new Center for Sustainable Landscapes.

Head back out and follow the path on the right to the Gallery.

Gallery - Stop 11

The Gallery is home to various exhibits, along with an amazing plant called the "Swiss Cheese Plant" that seems to draw you into its tangle of roots. It also houses a play area for the younger visitors. On weekends there are potting stations where children can pot and take their own plant home.

Go through the double doors at the end of the room and you arrive at the Japanese Courtyard Garden.

Japanese Courtyard Garden - Stop 12

A winter's view of the Japanese Courtyard Garden at Phipps Conservatory.
A winter's view of the Japanese Courtyard Garden at Phipps Conservatory. | Source

One of the most peaceful areas at Phipps, the Japanese Courtyard Garden is full of blooming azaleas in the springtime and bonsai displays in the summer. A bench by the babbling brook is the perfect viewing spot to watch the nesting birds. In the summer, take a walk through the organic vegetable gardens to see what is growing.

Make your way back in the building ,via the Gallery, and to the Sunken Garden.

Sunken Garden - Stop 13

Near the end of the visit, the Sunken Garden always delights at the Phipps Conservatory.
Near the end of the visit, the Sunken Garden always delights at the Phipps Conservatory. | Source

The Sunken Garden is always stunning, with seasonal flower displays and fountains. For the Queen of England's Diamond Jubilee, geraniums and other flowers made up the pattern of the Union Jack. This room is always a favorite for photographers.

Keep an eye out for the Desert Room on the right. That is the next stop on the tour.

Desert Room - Stop 14

The Desert Room at Phipps Conservatory shimmers at night with this Dale Chihuly sculpture highlighting the cacti.
The Desert Room at Phipps Conservatory shimmers at night with this Dale Chihuly sculpture highlighting the cacti. | Source

A brief tour of the Desert Room

Take your jackets off when you come to the Desert Room. The temperature is warm and it is home to all sorts of cacti and succulents. Among the highlights in this room is the Dale Chihuly sculpture hanging from the ceiling. This area is also home to the Agave americana which only blooms once in its lifetime.

It's just a short turn around the corner to the Victoria Room.

Victoria Room - Stop 15

Nearing the end of the tour, the Victoria Room is dominated by a central water feature which changes with the seasons.

Surrounding the water is a pathway of plants and flowers that leads to the Broderie Room.

Broderie Room - Stop 16

The Broderie Room during the Holiday season.
The Broderie Room during the Holiday season. | Source
The Broderie Room in the summer.
The Broderie Room in the summer. | Source

The Broderie Room is a favorite for weddings. Along with the seasonal flower displays, there is a wishing well where many wishes have been made. Visitors are not permitted to walk through the sculpted garden area, but it is lovely to look at.

Continue along the pathway, back through the Victoria Room and you end up at the last stop inside the conservatory, the East Room.

East Room - Stop 17

The East Room at Phipps Conservatory is a hit with kids during the Holiday season.
The East Room at Phipps Conservatory is a hit with kids during the Holiday season. | Source

The final indoor stop at Phipps, the East Room is highlighted by a stream that runs through the center. The displays change with every season and the room provides a dazzling finish to a Phipps visit.

Once you are done admiring this room, follow the pathway, always keeping to the right, and you end up back at the plaza entrance.

Before you leave, take time to visit the outdoor garden spaces.

Outdoor Areas - Final Stop

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at dusk.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens at dusk. | Source

There are some lovely outdoor areas to visit at Phipps. The main garden is to the right of the conservatory, and offers pathways through established trees and various seasonal plantings. It also offers a great view of the city.

To the left of the building are the aquatic gardens, which offer displays of water lilies and other flowers.

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Visit Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Whether you live nearby or far away, no stop to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is complete without a visit to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. It can brighten up a dreary winter day or cool down a hot summer one. During the holidays, the conservatory comes alive with poinsettias and candlelit pathways. The promise that warmer weather is around the corner comes during the spring flower show.

Locals should take advantage of the many classes and programs available.

Whatever time of year you plan on visiting, you will not be disappointed!

© 2012 Glimmer Twin Fan

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    • Keith Engel profile image

      Keith Engel 4 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

      A wonderful article with awesome pictures about Phipps. I haven't been there in years.

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      Kris Heeter 4 years ago from Indiana

      Well, after reading your hub, this is is going on my "must see" list if I can ever get out that way. I love botanical gardens. You're pictures are wonderful. I've seen several gardens and museums with Chihuly art in them, especially mixed with natural botanical settings - very interesting! Voted up and sharing:)

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Very beautiful place. Thank you for the tour! Chuhily has his museum in my hometown of Tacoma....at least it used to be there last time I was there. Wonderful hub my friend. Merry Christmas!

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      Keely Deuschle 4 years ago from Florida

      I had never heard of the Phipps Conservatory, but after reading your hub, I will definitely be visiting it when I head up that way in the next year! I have seen Chihuly's work several times and it amazes me the detail in it. Would love to see the installments there, too!

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this great tour. Beautiful. I'm afraid we, in SF, messed our flower conservatory up.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Thank you for introducing me to such a beautiful place. If I am ever in Pittsburgh, I will be sure and allow enough time to visit the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden. The Chihuly art glass certainly adds to the overall effect. Wonderful photos and descriptions! Up, useful, beautiful and interesting votes. Also sharing with others so that they can learn of this wonderful place.

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      KerryAnita 4 years ago from Satellite Beach, Florida

      Beautiful and thorough hub! I would love to visit this place, it looks awesome!

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      What a wonderful place! I so wished I lived closer. If I ever get up your way, I will be certain to visit here. This is a wonderful piece and your pictures are beautiful! Voted up and interesting! :)

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks so much Keith! I'm glad you enjoyed the hub. Phipps is beautiful with all of the holiday décor right now.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      I really appreciate the support Kris! This was a fun hub to write and luckily I have photos from past visits. The Chihuly glass adds a special touch to the plants too!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Hi Bill - Hope you and Bev are having a nice weekend! I would love to visit that museum. I really like is work. I appreciate the visit.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      KDeus - Definitely plan on making a stop if you are up this way. It makes a lovely afternoon visit. Thanks for commenting.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks Martin. Unfortunately the one time I visited SF I never made it to the conservatory, but it was a great city all the same.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      I really appreciate all the support Peggy, and I am glad you enjoyed the hub. It was fun to write about a place I love so much. Now if I could only get my plants to look like theirs, I would be set. Thanks.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      KerryAnita - Thanks for visiting and I'm glad you liked the hub. I hope you get to visit Phipps one day.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Hi sgbrown - Thanks so much for commenting. Phipps is such a unique place in the city and my whole family always enjoys visiting.

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      prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Beautiful place and I am glad to see it one day. I love the pictures and the video as well. Thanks for share with us. Voted up!

      Prasetio

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thank you prasetio30. I am glad you enjoyed the hub and hope you get to see Phipps one day.

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      Kaili Bisson 4 years ago from Canada

      This is a wonderful hub. I must visit this place...not sure you could get me out of the orchid room :-)

      Shared and pinned...Merry Christmas!

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      Keith Engel 4 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

      The only issue I have with Phipps is that it is in Oakland, anybody from the burgh knows that Oakland and parking is a nightmare.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Kalli - Many thanks for the support and comments. That orchid room is really beautiful and during their show it is almost like orchid overload. Merry Christmas to you too! Still waiting for my daughter to wake up so I have a few minutes.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Keith, You are right, the parking is a pain, that is why we usually go early.

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      Wow, I definitely want to see this conservatory! We would have to buy season tickets if we lived in the area. How relaxing to stroll around and see the plants. The Tropical fruit & spice room really interests me, as do the exhibits of orchids and other flowering plants. We are planning a trip up East the fall of 2013, so I think I could even talk my husband into making a special trip to Pittsburgh just to see Phipps. Thank you for sharing!

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      Donna Herron 4 years ago from USA

      I lived in Pgh for 9 years and Phipps was one of my favorite places to bring friends and visitors. Thanks for bringing back some great memories! I miss the 'burgh :)

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      I'm glad this brought back memories. Phipps is one awesome place! You should come back to visit the city some time. I've only lived in the area about 5 years.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Many thanks for your support vespa! It makes sense that you would like the fruit and spice room. I bet you could incorporate a lot of those things in your recipes. Have a great day!

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      ESPeck1919 4 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

      This is amazing! Beautiful pictures. If I make it to Philadelphia one day, I'll have to check it out. :)

      It reminds me a lot of the conservatory in St. Paul. I wonder if the same architect worked on them both.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks ESPeck! It really is a nice place to visit. I appreciate the comments.

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      Keith Engel 4 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

      Especk, Phipps Conservatory is in Pittsburgh, not Philadelphia.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      A very nice conservatory to visit. I always enjoy the museums/venues that display Chihuly's works. This one has some beautiful pieces. Love the orchid display. Would certainly put this on my list of places to see in Philadlephia.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Hi Teaches! I am always surprised by how many of his works there are. There were also some small ones for sale in the gift shop. Thanks for visiting and if you ever come to Pittsburgh, swing by Phipps! Happy New Year!

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      Sharon Smith 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA

      Wow, what a beautiful place to visit. I love your photos! I feel bad that I have not even been to (other than for a meeting and I did not get a tour) the Botanical Gardens in Cleveland. But I won tickets a year ago and have yet to get there. Thanks for reminding me to pull those tickets out. I have a feeling (but not sure) that the Phipps Conservatory is nicer though.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Sharyn - This would be a day trip from Northeast Ohio. I'm content in any botanical garden and need to make a trip to see Cleveland's. Thanks for commenting.

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      Christine McDade 4 years ago from Southwest Florida

      I love the beautiful photos of the flowers, exhibits, and gardens. Wow. The layout with all of the photos make the entire hub very attractive. I wish my topics had such lovely photos! LOL Great hub. Very imformative and makes me want to visit.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Hi Chris - Thanks so much for the kind comments. If you ever come up this way it is worth the visit. They are gearing up for their spring flower show which is good because I am looking out my window at more snow. I'm ready for spring.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Oh, what a beautiful place to visit! Your photographs are stunning. My favorite room would be where the orchids are.

      Voted UP, and shared.

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      Christine McDade 4 years ago from Southwest Florida

      This hub is one of the prettiest hubs I have seen. Great job.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      This was so lovely, especially with the snow outside my window. I love the sunken garden the best, its gorgeous, wonderful hub, and so interesting! nell

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 4 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Glimmer Twin Fan great article. They should pay you for this, seriously. I have been in Pennsylvania (as a child) and I have families and friends living there. I wonder if they have visit this gorgeous place. I will share it.

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      Gail Meyers 4 years ago from United States

      Wow! What an amazing hub! Thanks for sharing it. This looks like a place I could spend days in, not just a couple of hours. Voted up, beautiful and FB shared.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Mary - Thanks so much for your kind comments. We have freezing rain here today so I would love to visit and see some blooms, but I'm not venturing out. I appreciate all of the support.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks so much Chris!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks Nell! The sunken garden really is beautiful and stunning because it is like a long hallway with flowers as far as the eye can see. Glad you enjoyed the hub.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      I appreciate your kind comments Lastheart. I bet your family has visited if they are from the Pittsburgh area. Thanks.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks so much Gail. It is a fun place to get "lost" in. I have taken a book and just read in one of the pretty rooms. I'm glad you enjoyed the hub.

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      Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

      This looks like a delightful place to spend a day. Your photographs are wonderful, and I can see why you would want an annual membership if you live close enough to visit often.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      I appreciate it Stephanie. This place really soothes my soul. I'm glad you like the photos.

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      Kymberly Fergusson 4 years ago from Villingen Schwenningen, Germany

      Beautiful photos of a lovely and peaceful location! I'm amazed at so many indoor exhibits - most of the botanical gardens I have visited around the world have only a few winter buildings. I would spend days exploring and photographing, even in winter!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks nifwlseirff! It really does go on an on and is so nice in the Winter, and all year 'round. I'm glad you enjoyed the hub!

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      This is sooo beautiful. I would have such a good time on this tour! ^

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks so much Jackie. I bet you would enjoy this place. You always have such lovely pics of flowers. I appreciate you stopping by!

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      Shasta Matova 4 years ago from USA

      Wow that looks like a beautiful place. I have gone to the conservatory in my city many times, but that one looks like it is worth a special trip. Voted up and beautiful. Thanks for a great tour.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Thanks so much Millionaire Tips! It is definitely worth a visit. Glad you enjoyed the hub. Thanks for reading.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      What a wonderful place and the pictures are amazingly beautiful!

      I would love to visit it some time. Very beautiful and informative hub!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 3 years ago

      Thanks so much ChitrangadaSharan - We love Phipps and try to go often. I hope you get a chance to visit some time.

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