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The Raptor Center

1920 Fitch Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108
612 624 4745
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Ranked #19 of 63 attractions in Saint Paul
Type: Educational Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Most recent review
- Jun 11, 2014
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Overland Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Visited with my 17 year old who really loves birds of prey. Volunteers are very knowledgable and you get to see these amazing raptors close up! This organization is dedicated to education and conservation of these majestic creatures! Allow approximately 45 minutes to tour.

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central Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Owls, eagles, hawks, vultures, falcons…..The Raptor Center cares for injured raptors of all kinds, and twice a year they have a public event (see the website for locations and dates) where rehabilitated birds are released. Some birds however cannot be sent back to the wild; these are the ones you can visit at the Raptor Center. It is really a... More

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East Bethel, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My husband and I just visited The Raptor Center with our (3) young grandchildren. It was extremely interesting and educational for all of us (age 3 to age 66). What a unique opportunity to learn about these majestic creatures (via close encounter). We look forward to many more visits and to supporting the great work of the trainers and volunteers... More

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Cary, IL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

They ask for a donation (so no fixed cost for the visit). Seems the tours are done by volunteers who are extremely knowledgeable. They have several bald eagles (injured and either being treated or unable to survive in the wild). We walked outside to see many other raptors they have in cages - *caution* the outside part can be a... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We went on a Sunday afternoon and in addiction to a tour paid $8 per person for one of the volunteers to take out 3 birds for some education and up close views. The volunteer was very knowledgable about the center and birds. The session was supposed to be 45 minutes but due to everyone's interest and questions lasted just... More

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Maple Lake, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

,___, [O.o] /)__) -"--"- - - - - we go here whenever we can. The program is about an hour long and it's so informative and educational. So many different raptors to see ... falcons, owls, eagles and hawks!! Seems to keep the interest of most ages. Worth the trip! Lots of things to look at (eggs, wings, feathers, skulls)... More

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minneapolis
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is a fun, and educational experience and a terrific place to see wild raptor. This building is perfect for the venue and kids leave with a long term smile.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Brought the kids here to check out the local bird life. It was great to see the birds up close. Not a lot to do for littler children.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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118 reviews 118 reviews
81 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

The staff at the Raptor Center are very helpful and friendly. The work they do fixing all the raptors brought into the center is amazing. Many of the staff are volunteers yet they take the time to educate all who come to see the center. Well worth a visit!

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Roseville
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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This is a very humane facility. They take care of and treat and release or treat and use for educational purposes the animals that they receive. It is very educational for all ages.

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