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International Wolf Center

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Address: 1396 Hwy. 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129
Phone Number: 218-365-4695
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Here you can learn all about the habits and habitats of wolves, as well as...
Here you can learn all about the habits and habitats of wolves, as well as how to communicate with them.
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The International Wolf Center was so much more than I had expected! The thing that I enjoyed the most was watching the kids as they were mesmerized at the close viewing of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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North Branch, Minnesota
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North Branch, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The International Wolf Center was so much more than I had expected! The thing that I enjoyed the most was watching the kids as they were mesmerized at the close viewing of the magnificent wolves. After a visit here, the word 'wolf' will NEVER be the same to you. To me, a visit here is well worth changing your itinerary.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

When you drive up it seems really big, but you can get through in less than an hour. There was only 9 to 10 rooms to the place. No live wolves to be seen, and lacking in an interactive tour

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There are not so many wolves you really want to see, but what they let us see in the center is, I think, everything about wolves.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had the chance to visit the Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota. It was a very pleasant and educational experience. Honestly, I have very little interest in Wolves, as my country doesn't have any wolves, but there was much that caught my attention. What caught my attention was how they had an entire section based on the depiction of wolves... More 

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Rush City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Finally made to the international wolf center. Very interesting facts and neat to watch the wolves. Whole family enjoyed it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The International Wolf Center is a must see in Ely, MN. Top-notch, all the way around! Beautifully done exhibits, videos chock full of information, and the wolf viewing area is beyond words! You will definitely be impressed. You will walk away with a wealth of information and a greater appreciation for the wolf. This venue is a definite must see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very nice facility! Everyone was friendly and informative! The interns are very good about explaining what they are for and educating the public about the wolves and their environment.

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Plato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very interesting, lots of info, definitely cool to see! It's nice that you only pay once and you can get in the whole day, so if you want to come back to see a different activity later in the day, you can!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

The wolf center is very educational. Our favorite part was the informational talk about wolves by a man who was very knowledgeable and you could tell loved wolves. We were able to see the wolves up close, which really made it worth the entry fee. Other than the talk and the wolf viewing, there was a small wolf exhibit, a... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A nice, affordable place to go for an hour or so! Very informative and well managed. A unique and educational experience. All ages will enjoy!

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Additional Information about International Wolf Center

Address: Address: 1396 Hwy. 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129
Phone Number: 218-365-4695
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Ely
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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