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New Cuban Eco at Phipps!!

Now that the weather is starting to warm up in Pittsburgh, this is the perfect opportunity

to go out to Phipps Conservatory to see their Tropical Forest Cuba exhibit. This exhibit covers

12,000 square foot and stands 60 feet high, so it’s true to be an immersive experience that

engages visitors. The exhibit takes people through Cuba’s diverse plant life showcasing the

colorful plants and flowers that are native to the island all while playing bird sounds in the

background. The exhibit also features a waterfall, built in streams, and a fish aquarium to

complete the exhibits overall tropical vibe. Throughout the exhibit, there are educational plaques

that highlight parts of Cuban culture, herbs and plants that were used for medicinal purposes in

Cuba, and information on native birds. Tickets can be bought at Phipps Conservatory, prices may vary.






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