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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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Very interesting..i enjoyed it

Spent a few hours there learning about the bald eagle. Not really my thing, but my bf loves bald... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nancy C
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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Awesome!

The Eagle Center is amazing! This should not be missed if you are in the area. A beautiful building... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Juergens558
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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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“live eagles” (65 reviews)
“golden eagle” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a few hours there learning about the bald eagle. Not really my thing, but my bf loves bald eagles. I found it quite interesting, beautiful building, kind people, beautiful birds..real eagles right there when you walk in! During the classroom session, an eagle sat...More

Thank Nancy C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Eagle Center is amazing! This should not be missed if you are in the area. A beautiful building on the River. The adjoining park is a beautiful spot to sit and enjoy the view. The staff is so knowledgeable. The volunteers so caring. The...More

Thank Juergens558
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Juergens558, Thank you for sharing your review! We're so happy you had an awesome visit to meet the eagle ambassadors! It was our pleasure to host you and share our knowledge of these wonderful birds with you. Again, thank you for the support and we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must see if you are traveling in the Wabasha area. Location is very impressive right along the Mississippi and their mission is well worth supporting.More

Thank Janice F
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Jancie, Thank you so much for the endorsement! We are happy that you were able to visit the eagle ambassadors - we love being able to share them with people just like you! Again, thank you for your support and we hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent place to learn about our national symbol of freedom. Great place to spend the day

Thank Province_HD
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Providence_HD, Thank you for visiting! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with the eagles. Thank you for leaving a review and we hope to host you again in the future! :-)

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came to Wabasha specifically for the Eagle Center. The knowledgeable staff was great...we learned a lot. Great to see these majestic birds so close. The location right on the Mississippi River is amazing. Walk down the street to the local restaurant and sit outside and...More

Thank LeslieClemenson
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

LeslieClemenson, So great to hear that we were your destination! Thank you for stopping in and visiting the eagles! Our staff loves educating visitors like you every day - it is our passion! Thank you for sharing the review and we hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Eagle Center by ourselves on a Sunday ride. We were so impressed with exhibit, the building and the staff that we brought our family back. My 2 daughters and their teenage kids were equally impressed. The knowledgeable presenters for...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

dtsesno, AWESOME! That is so great to hear! Above all, we are thrilled that you and your family had such a wonderful experience visiting the eagle ambassadors. Thank you so much for sharing your experience! Educating visitors just like you is what we are passionate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a true American, this place is a must visit. You learn about our great Bald Eagles and other raptors. You can take a picture with an eagle. It is a great learning experience for the whole family. A must see!’More

Thank Zelina N
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NationalEagleCenter, Owner at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Zelina, Thank you for the rousing endorsement! Nothing makes us happier than to know you had such an amazing experience meeting the eagle ambassadors and learning about the world of eagles and raptors. It was our pleasure to host you! Again, thank you for visiting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop in here while on vacation and it was a fun place to stop. They have alot of interactive displays and really informative staff that tell you alot of information about their eagles. They also have presentations periodically thru out the day...More

Thank jeff n sally c
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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jeff and Sally, Thank you so much for visiting and reviewing the National Eagle Center! We're glad you decided to stop and thrilled you had such a wonderful experience meeting and learning about the eagles. Thank you for your support and we hope to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a day trip from the Twin Cities on a beautiful Saturday. Drove down the Wisconsin side of the river and it was spectacular — the bluffs against the green farm fields got “wows” from my kids. The Eagle Center is a beautiful facility...More

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

Mark, What a wonderful review! Thank you for sharing your experience and recommendation to others in the Twin Cities! We were happy to host you and your family and glad that you enjoyed a fun and educational experience. :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was WONDERFUL. Please plan more than 1 hour here! Another plus here is that the staff LOVES their job and it shows. They are knowlegeable. Don't miss the programs!!! The interactive area of this center is also Phenomenol! The little town this is in,...More

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

rwbsangel, Thank you so much for visiting! It was our pleasure to host you. So happy to hear you had a wonderful experience - that is our goal for our visitors every single day! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and leaving a review. We...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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