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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 view of the river, and a touch of nature

This is a beautiful center to learn about more than just the American Bald Eagle. you learn about... read more

Reviewed yesterday
thomas B
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Springfield, va
Beautiful Eagles

This center is very information about the birds in the area. From the live eagles who call the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TaraM299
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Shelton, Connecticut
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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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  • Average2%
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“bald eagles” (73 reviews)
“live eagles” (64 reviews)
“golden eagle” (31 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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+1 651-565-4989
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"all ages"
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"beautiful facility"
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"educational programs"
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"great learning"
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"great place to learn"
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"national symbol"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful center to learn about more than just the American Bald Eagle. you learn about it's habatat and the river it lives along. you can step outside and take in the breathtaking views of the river and maybe see eagles along it's...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This center is very information about the birds in the area. From the live eagles who call the center home (they are all rescued and unable to fly) to the displays, it is a great place to learn. It's too bad that we weren't allowed...More

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

Hi TaraM299, Thank you for visiting the eagle ambassadors! We're happy to hear that you felt you learned a lot - we love to educate people!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The interpretive center is home to eagles that can know longer make it in the wild. You can get up close and personal with these majestic birds. Very upscale facility with great information about the eagles and their habitats. The new facility sets on the...More

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

2-Lane-Traveler, We're really glad you stopped in an visited the National Eagle Center! It sounds like you enjoyed a wonderful visit and we were more than happy to host you, share the eagles with you, and share our knowledge. Thank you for sharing your review...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to the 3pm show (be sure to get there a bit early for the show as the demonstration room is not that large and it fills up quickly - viewing does not appear to be that good if you are...More

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

Mizzou1965, Thank you so much for visiting us at the National Eagle Center! It sounds like you had a great time and we were so happy to be able to provide that experience and introduce you to the eagle ambassadors. We really do appreciate you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to see the eagles up close and learn about the center. Lots of information to take in! It's location is a beautiful spot on the river. There was free fishing equipment, too, when we were there on a Wednesday.More

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

Sbel_T727, We're thrilled you enjoyed such a wonderful visit to the National Eagle Center! Thank you for stopping in and exploring! It was our sincere pleasure to host you and share our knowledge and the eagle ambassadors with you. We appreciate you taking some time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last summer, we visited the National Eagle Center on a road trip. We took part in one of the instructional classes offered and it was wonderful for all ages. The instructor for the day was polished and easy to understand for ages 6 and 60....More

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

RoadTrotter23, Excellent! Our goal is that every visitor has an experience like yours. Thank you for you visiting the eagles and for sharing your review. We absolutely appreciate your support. :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the live Eagles and my grandson enjoyed the programs and the hands on activities. The view of the river from there deck is great and we saw several eagles outside as well as in.

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

bob42912, We're so happy you visited the National Eagle Center and had a wonderful experience! Thank you for stopping and taking time to share your review. We appreciate your support and were more than happy to host you and share the eagle ambassadors with you.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to the International Eagle Center, especially the presentations given by staff. It was neat to see resident eagles close up: they were injured and unable to survive in the wild. During one presentation a volunteer held an eagle...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

VickiAnne_11, Thank you so much for making a stop at the National Eagle Center! It sounds like you were able to get the full visitors experience and we are happy to hear that it was a great one for you and your husband! We have...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to this museum while on a cross country road trip. I was a bit disappointed that this was more of a self-guided tour. We did see several eagles up close but did not have sufficient time to attend any classroom sessions. It...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

ctp1513, Thank you for visiting the eagles and sharing your feedback. We absolutely appreciate all the feedback we receive from all our guests. The National Eagle Center is currently preparing for an expansion and we hope to continually improve the exhibits and visitor experience in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brief visit included live eagles and very interesting and informative displays. Great location overlooking thMore

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Beachdancer104, Thank you so much for the recommendation and rating! We appreciate it more than you know. Our passion is education and it is great to hear that even though you only made a brief visit to the eagles, you enjoyed a fun and informative...More

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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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