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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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Great afternoon searching bald eagles!

I went on a tour sponsored by the National Eagle Center and wasn’t disappointed. It was a bit... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Robin S
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Rosemount, Minnesota
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Amazing setting for this gorgeous building!

What a great time - probably just buy the yearly membership and be done. Whatever you do - make... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Mike H
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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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“national bird” (17 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (16 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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a tour sponsored by the National Eagle Center and wasn’t disappointed. It was a bit cooler than I would have liked and the sky was overcast, but our hosts knew where to find the eagles (and a lot of other interesting birds)....More

Thank Robin S
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Robin, It was a pleasure to have you along on the tour. It was cool and overcast, but the eagles (and much more) were active so that was great! There is always something interesting to see in the Mississippi River valley, no matter the season....More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

What a great time - probably just buy the yearly membership and be done. Whatever you do - make sure you are there for a live feeding of the eagles (when we were there we watched a couple different ones eat - quite the experience...More

Thank Mike H
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mike, Your wonderful eagle experience equals our "mission accomplished"! We're thrilled you had such a visit and we appreciate you taking the time to share your review. We love to share the eagle ambassadors with folks just like you. Thank you for visiting and we...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were staying in the Wisonsin Dells and decided to drive the 2.5 hours to The National Eagle Center. The road paralleled the Mississippi River for a good hour which brought many scenic views of the river. On arrival the staff at the front were...More

Thank Cheryl B
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheryl, WOW! This is a spectacular review - just the kind we work for everyday! Thank you so much! We are thrilled to hear that you had such a memorable experience meeting the eagle ambassadors. It is our absolute pleasure to share them with visitors...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Took a day trip w/ family down to Wabasha to check out the eagle center. Has a great time. Nice little towns along the way too. Eagle Center staff were nice, informative and helpful. They have four eagles in the center and lots more in...More

Thank patrick b
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Patrick, We're glad you found your way to Wabasha and the National Eagle Center! We aim to provide the type of memorable experience you enjoyed for every visitor. Thanks for your support and review and we hope you will continue to spread the word!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We paid the $10 per person and went to the 45 minute program about eagles, which was a short walk across the street. It was very well presented buy a gentleman who was very knowledgeable and quite funny, as well. It featured a live bald...More

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NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Minnow16, It sounds like your group had a very enjoyable visit and we are happy to hear it! There is a lot of passion for the eagles and education here, and we're thrilled that that came through so clearly in the presentation you attended! It...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

The live eagle talk was very interesting. It discussed eagles, environment and conservation. The raptor discussion was also interesting.

1  Thank Cindy W
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cindy, Thanks so much for visiting the eagle ambassadors! We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope you will continue to spread the word. See you next time!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We stopped on the way through Wabasha and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The program was very educational and entertaining at the same time. It was great getting that close to the eagles and seeing them closeup.

1  Thank Richard H
NationalEagleCenter, Owner at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Richard H, Thank you for the review! We are very glad you enjoyed your visit. Your support is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful exhibits, very informative. Can view at your own pace. Live show included, get there early for a good seat, it will be worth it.

1  Thank Julie B
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Julie B, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us here at the National Eagle Center. Thank you for the review and the support! We appreciate it!

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We went to the program they provide and the woman giving the presentation was very pleasant and informative.

1  Thank WisconsinBabs55
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

WisconsinBabs55, Thank you for your visit and review! The support is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you back at the National Eagle Center soon!

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Be sure you stay for the Naturalist program. You spend 1 hour hearing about a year in the life of an Eagle. The Naturalist made it entertaining and engaging, including for children. The exhibits themselves are more for children than adults. But it is well...More

1  Thank Lisa Z
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Lisa Z, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the classroom session and your visit here at the National Eagle Center. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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Paul H
28 October 2017|
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goodiowagirl
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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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