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Other Name(s) Aviary
Type Animals
Park Section Center
The Zoo
Opened 1929
Closed 1937 (park closure)
Frame Steel

Birdland was Olentangy Park's aviary that featured live birds from 1929[1] until the park's closure in 1937. It was an outdoor space with steel cages separate from the Museum of Ornithology. It had trees, a pool of water, and an electric fountain with birds and waterfowl.[2] In 1937, it had 15 peacocks and many other birds.[3]

See Also


  1. "Bathrooms and Rink." The Columbus Dispatch. 14 April 1929. Pg. 85.
  2. Reply from Olentangy Park to Kennywood. Historic Pittsburgh. 7 June 1929. Accessed 14 May 2022.
  3. "Olentangy Park Opens Full Time This Saturday." Columbus Evening Dispatch. 21 May 1937. Pg. 20.