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International Wolf Center

1396 Hwy. 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129
218-365-4695
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Specialty Museums, Educational Sites
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Here you can learn all about the habits and habitats of wolves, as well as how to communicate with them.
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Monticello, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

i visited the WOLF CENTER for the first time this year. it was great to see the wolves up close. i would recommend this place to everyone. i only wish i would of been there for the 7 p.m. feeding time.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

this is a must see...... the wolves are beautiful and the education about the wolves is priceless..the viewing area for watching the wolves was great and the educators were very helpful and i learned a lot

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Claremont, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The organization brings awareness to all those who come there; they do observational studies of the wolves behavior and interface with those in academia who help them spread the word about the abhorrent treatment of wolves in the wild. They do all of us a great service and immense good for the remaining wolves in the wild. Staff is knowledgeable,... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The International Wolf Center is a must place to see when you head towards Ely, Minnesota. Besides the fact that Ely is just a charming and beautiful town, it has this wonderful research center and attraction that you can visit. It is such a calming place to visit. It is not like a zoo, where it can be hot, loud... More

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New York
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great spot to learn about wolves whether you have initial interest or not! Interactive displays and staff presentations enhance this spot! Nothing like oberving the wolves in action thru the glass, up close and personal!!

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have visited the International Wolf Center numerous times while visiting Ely, MN and have always learned something new. 2- 3 times we have been there during the Saturday Feeding of the wolves and have learned so much about wolves and the pack. We have also been there when the wolf pups were new to the Wolf Center. This time... More

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Would advise to anyone. Great staff, great for any individual visits or families.The staff were informative and friendly. Answered all questions asked from our group.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was the third time our family has been to the Int'l Wolf Center - with our kids at different ages - and we've found something different to enjoy about it every time. The displays and museum part are excellent, but the real attraction is the resident wolf pack itself. This was the first time we've been here that the... More

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Buffalo, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We liked the presentations and helpfulness of the people.We saw a presentation on the Northern Lights as well which was unexpected. The people were very knowledgable about the 4 wolves that were there to see. We also saw a display of 12 wolves that were stuffed in various real life characterizations. A lot of hands on for the kids.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The International Wolf Center is an excellent educational facility; they provide considerable information about wolves without being preachy or taking sides. It also has a viewing area where you can see several wolves in a natural setting. Videos, displays and presentations are all included in the price of admission and they are professionally done and quite interesting. A great attraction... More

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