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National Eagle Center, Wabasha
(4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
At National Eagle Center learn more about the natural history and biology of the majestic golden eagle and the United States' national bird, the bald eagle. This non-profit educational center is dedicated to the rehabilitation and conservation of these species, and is home to five rescued eagles: Angel, Columbia, Donald, Was'aka, and Harriet. Walk through the interactive exhibits and try to catch one of the live eagle programs, where you can see the birds up close and personal. The programs occur three times a day, so check the website for scheduling. Make National Eagle Center a part of your Wabasha vacation plans using our Wabasha vacation route planner.
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  • We all enjoyed this stop. Wabasha was celebrating their Septober Fest and the town was packed. There was a Native American Fancy Dancer who did an Eagle dance. He invited first children, then adults t...  more »
  • We spent a couple of hours at the Eagle Center and took in one of the live presentations. My wife and I seemed to be the only people there who weren't either with their children or elderly. Both ends ...  more »
  • We have enjoyed several visits here when we're in the area. Each time we attend the three times a day show, we learn more about these marvelous creatures. We hope to come back in January when around 3...  more »
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  • What a wonderful place! Not only did we learn a LOT about eagles, but we also got to experience real bald and golden eagles from arm's length distance! It was amazing. Plus they are located right on the riverfront in an area that has great family spaces, dining, walking and biking, and hotels. We will be back for sure!!! We support the National Eagle Center as members and encourage others to do the same. It's well worth it and a well-stewarded organization.
  • I think the national eagle center is a great place to see eagles up close. At the presentation, you will be able to feel the weight and the size of an eagle egg, and will also learn about the history of when eagles were endangered. There are also lots of other fun exhibits to experience. The national eagle center is a great place to go.
  • Brought out-of-state company for the experience with live eagles. We found the presentation informative, especially as they passed around many hands-on objects as they talked. There are currently four bald eagles available for viewing. The museum is also very nice and many fun souvenirs/gifts are available in the shopping area. They do wonderful work here in educating the public! The setting is absolutely perfect on the Mississippi River where many eagles naturally nest anyway!
  • Wonderful up close eagle experience! The live eagle program was unforgettable for my children and me. Watching the eagle feed was amazing! Staff provided fun and educational experience. Fun, interactive hands on exhibits kept my 8 and 12 year old intrigued. We can't wait to return in the winter!
  • We were visiting the area from Minneapolis and very much enjoyed taking our 3 and y year old here. They had a wonderful presentation about eagles which was very educational and fun! Highly recommend stopping here if you pass through