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National Eagle Center

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50 Pembroke Ave S, Wabasha, MN 55981-1241
+1 651-565-4989
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A beautiful facility and very educational. The eagle show in the classroom was fascinating and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sailuver
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Must visit for all ages!

Really enjoyed our visit. We learned a lot about the Eagles and it was very awesome to be so close... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mimi1971
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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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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“beautiful birds” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Pembroke Ave S, Wabasha, MN 55981-1241
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful facility and very educational. The eagle show in the classroom was fascinating and well done by the staff member.More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sailuver, Thank you for your visit and taking the time to share a review! We appreciate it very much and endorsements from visitors like yourself have incredible value! It was our pleasure to share the eagle ambassadors with you and answer your questions about eagles...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. We learned a lot about the Eagles and it was very awesome to be so close to them. The staff we're all very knowledgeable and kind.

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NationalEagleCenter, Public Relations Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Mimi, Thank you such a wonderful endorsement! We are so happy you chose to visit the National Eagle Center and the eagle ambassadors, and even more so that you had such a wonderful experience. Keep spreading the word and take care!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a side trip after seeing the advertisements for the National Eagle Center and it didn't disappoint! How amazing to see our nations symbol of freedom up close and personal! Any and all questions answered by the amazing staff, a small classroom lesson, great views...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several eagles to enjoy up close....golden and bald eagles. There are several "seminars" daily. The views of the Mississippi River are amazing. Often times there are eagles soaring over the river.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

maggieminn, Thank you for the review! We appreciate the feedback and continued support!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After looking at the many displays, pictures, etc. we attended the presentation given by Anna. She was delightful, knowledgeable and fun to listen to. I loved the fact that she repeated audience questions before answering so everyone knew the question! Good presentation for all ages,...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We highly appreciate the support and we hope you keep spreading the word about us!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the opportunity of living and working in the great city of Wabasha for a few years and I visited the National Eagle Center many times. I highly recommend stopping in, even if you are just passing through to see the eagles and learn...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

justrun14, Thank you so much for the review and your continued support. We hope you keep spreading the word about us and we hope to see you here again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun for all ages and also very informative! It is also in a wonderful scenic location right on the river. National Eagle Center is a must see!

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hvigesaa, We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us here at the National Eagle Center! We appreciate the support!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Fun for the whole family. 4 live eagles to see. Lots of exhibits. Righ. off the Main Street. We love to visit. My sister also works their.

Thank Beth R
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Beth, Thank you so much for the review and your continued support! We appreciate it! We are very glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope you keep spreading the word about us!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This past year we purchased a “grandparent’s pass” which allows us to visit the Natl Eagle Center in Wabasha MN as often as we want without additional entrance fees. Our three grandsons (under the age of six) love the displays and educational sessions. And I...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

revjef70906, From everyone here at the National Eagle Center, we would like to thank you for the review and your continued support! We are very glad to hear that you enjoy your visit here every time and we hope to see you here very soon!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A friend and I left from MSP and headed down the hwy. along the Mississippi River. Along the way, we stopped at the National Eagle Center. It was fantastic...saw many eagles and stayed for their program regarding eagles and were able to see one up...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Keith, We are very glad that you made your way down here to Wabasha and that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for the review and the feedback. We hope you keep spreading the word about the National Eagle Center!

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Paul H
28 October 2017|
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Response from M P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I didn't see anyone other than the staff within 10 feet of the eagles.
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goodiowagirl
1 June 2017|
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Response from NationalEagleCenter | Property representative |
goodiowagirl - Winter is the best time of year for eagle viewing due to the congregation of migratory eagles along the river and the lack of leaves on the trees. That said, we do see eagles every day in Wabasha and you can... More
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LovingNewAdventures
11 July 2016|
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Response from NationalEagleCenter | Property representative |
Hello, Yes - there are a couple of picnic tables outside of the National Eagle Center along the river front walking/biking path. They are public picnic tables.
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