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National Eagle Center

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Address: 50 Pembroke Ave S, Wabasha, MN 55981-1241
Phone Number:
+1 651-565-4989
Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The National Eagle Center is a landmark interpretive center on the banks of...

The National Eagle Center is a landmark interpretive center on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, MN. Visitors can meet rescued bald and golden eagles up close and learn more about them in interactive exhibits and engaging daily programs. Live eagle progams offered at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

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Great time

We arrived just in time to see the eagle presentation and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We came in January and although we didn't see any eagles in the wild we got to see the 4 eagles... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jeff K
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Bryans Road, Maryland
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Bryans Road, Maryland
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived just in time to see the eagle presentation and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We came in January and although we didn't see any eagles in the wild we got to see the 4 eagles they had on display. The admission price is reasonable $8 for adults. We will return on our next visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone that comes to visit me in my relatively sleepy little home in Lake City gets a trip to the National Eagle Center in Wabasha. The work this wildlife conservation team of professionals are doing to preserve and grow the Eagle population through exhibits and education is beyond compare. Everyone I take there is in awe at how close we... More 

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Thank Mary D
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

Mary D, You are a wonderful neighbor to have just up the river and great advocate for the National Eagle Center! Thank you for making a trip to Wabasha a must for all of your family, friends and guests. It is genuine pleasure to share our knowledge and insight into these magnificent raptors with all of our visitors. See you... More 

Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to learn about Eagles. There are live Eagles on site. Many events are planned during the year in celebration of the Eagle.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

4grandtravel4, Thank you for stopping to visit our Center and the eagle ambassadors. And thank you also for the endorsement and taking the time to share your impressions here on TripAdvisor. It's people like you who allow us to continue our mission of education about eagles and environmental stewardship. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! More 

Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This center provides a wonderful opportunity to see eagles up close. Be sure to go to one of the educational talks; the information is given so both the young and the adults learn. Bring a camera for great pics of the eagles and views of the eagles around the Mississippi River.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

Jennyjourneys, Thank you for your visit and review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at the National Eagle Center! We're glad you enjoyed the program and the wonderful river scenery. Keep spreading the word and we hope to host again someday. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Great place for families. Friendly staff - answering all questions. Great views of the Mississippi River.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

DebbieDewdrop7, Thank you for your visit and review. We're glad you had such a wonderful, educational experience at the National Eagle Center! Keep spreading the word and we hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again in the future! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Did you know that in most cases it is illegal to own or keep a found Bald Eagle feather? Now that they are no longer nearly extinct, most of us have seen Bald Eagles- from a distance. At the National Eagle Center you will see them close up, and hear an informative and interesting discussion of these amazing birds. There... More 

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

Candace R, It sounds like you came at a perfect time of year for the full Wabasha experience with SeptOberfest! We're glad you had such a fun time and were able to meet the eagles up close and gain a greater appreciation for our national symbol. We delight in being able to host and educate visitors like yourself from all... More 

Grand Rapids, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Right on the river with great views. Wonderful exhibits, some hands on for children. Get up close to the ambassador eagles. The presentation was very informative and well presented.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

Janet L, Thank you for the wonderful review! We're pleased you had a fun and informative visit and that you found the experience engaging for children as well. We seek to make a visit to the National Eagle Center an experience for all ages. Keep spreading the word! More 

Grimes, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to visit, very informative and amazing to be able to see the Eagles so close! The whole family always enjoys our visits and purchasing a family membership was a great way to support this wonderful place!

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Thank mtbustercoco
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

mtbustercoco, Thank you so much for your visit and support! You are as much a part of the eagle team as any of us and you are helping to share your wonderful experience with the eagle ambassadors with everyone else. Keep spreading the word and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Park Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had heard so much about the Eagle Center over the years, we were not sure what to expect. It is Great! Very informative volunteers, wonderful up close visits with the resident eagles. There are two levels of exhibits but we did not have time to really take them in - will make sure to allow for a longer visit... More 

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

OliverandLisa, WOW! What an endorsement! Thank you so much for your support and praise for the National Eagle Center. Know that your visit with the eagles means that you are a part of the team. Those $8 (each) help us to continue to provide care for the eagle ambassadors and provide educational opportunities for visitors like your, school groups, veterans... More 

Nelson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

we took are family there very enjoyable and a learning experience for the young and old looking forward to the new things they are doing

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this review

Freddy N, Thank you for visiting and meeting the eagle ambassadors! The support of visitors like you make it possible for us to carry out our mission of education, environmental stewardship and community sustainability. We're happy to hear that the experience is a good one for young and old audiences alike. We want everyone to come away having learned something... More 

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