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American Bald Eagle Foundation

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Interesting and Educational

This is a refuge/rehab shelter of sorts for birds of prey, including eagles and owls, and hawks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann M
Asheville, North Carolina
Helping injured bald eagles

This foundation is part of the three ticket package which includes the Sheldon Museum and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
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The American Bald Eagle Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Haines, Alaska. Since opening in 1994, our aim is to educate and inspire guests from around the world about the American bald eagle and interconnected species...more
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113 Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-3094
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A pleasant few hours were spent here. The keepers are very knowledgeable about the eagles and other predatory birds. They demonstrated with an eagle owl in the yard, and gave a talk about the bald eagles. The display inside was excellent. A worthwhile visit.

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a refuge/rehab shelter of sorts for birds of prey, including eagles and owls, and hawks. Before viewing the birds, you hear a staff member talk about the foundation and the work they do. This takes place in a room where there are many...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This foundation is part of the three ticket package which includes the Sheldon Museum and the Hammer Museum. The free shuttle from town takes you right there and you get to view the eagles they are rehabilitating. There is a very nice presentation by the...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buy the 3 Pass (Eagle Foundation Hammer and Sheldon Museum. Will save you some money and We enjoyed all 3. Thankfully a place for the injured Eagles

Thank Dee Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Haines by cruise ship and got a ride on the free shuttle up to the American bald eagle foundation. It is a very interesting and educational museum. We listened to a lecture by a very knowledgeable employee of the foundation. She gave...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doable but uphill short walk or take the free shuttle from cruise dock to the museum. Besides injured resident bald eagles, the museum has a great collection of taxidermy and model Alaskan wildlife exhibited, and offered a presentation with Q&A by a naturalist. We went...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this so called museum, we walked in a large room filled with dead animals, a treasure for trophy hunters. It is nothing more than a taxidermy shop with the stench of formaldehyde and rotten fur. Next room had tiny cages filled with depressed birds...More

Thank lapointeb
ABEFDirector, Manager at American Bald Eagle Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

@lapointeb We are so sorry to hear that you had a poor experience at our organization. We would like the opportunity to work through a few of your misgivings. First off a majority of the taxidermied animals in our collection died of natural causes or...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of 3 museums that you can buy a discount ticket for. They can each be seen in an hour or so. There are a lie eagles there. The displays feature animals from all the areas around Haines and are pretty interesting. Folks...More

Thank fiddlestogo
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

One of 3 museums you can visit for $20 by using the free shuttle when you come by cruise ship. Very interesting and informative. Impressive for Haines. I recommend it.

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We went into the Eagle side first, saw live eagles with a very well done talk given by an intern. 2 of the female eagles decided to talk to each other while we were there, then spread their wings and moved around some. I understand...More

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Robert B
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We walked the entire town and then took the town shuttle back to the port.