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National Eagle Center, Wabasha

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At National Eagle Center, you'll meet live eagles up-close with no barriers. Learn about their behavior, biology, and history with expert naturalists presenting E.A.G.L.E. (Eagle Answers Given Live Everyday). This environmental education destination is home to five rescued bald and golden eagles and is a non-profit dedicated to connecting people with eagles in nature, history, and cultures. Explore two floors of interactive exhibits, watch wild eagles from the observation deck on the Mississippi River, or catch a classroom program. Check their website for programming. With our online itinerary creator, Wabasha attractions like National Eagle Center can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • My wife and I stopped in while in St Paul for the college hockey championships. There is not much parking out front of the building so we had to park on the street and walk to the building. The entran...  more »
  • Visited with friends and a teen. Everyone enjoyed their tour and the opportunity to see eagles up close. The place is relatively small and I imagine could get crowded easily. You may have to wait to d...  more »
  • On a trip up the river we had extra time so we decided to stop and check it out. We were blown away by the great hands on exhibits and how well versed and knowledgeable the staff was. We learned so mu...  more »
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  • A great place to check out Bald Eagles! Plan your visit with migrations to get the best experience; we've been there throughout the years at various times with friends and always find it fascinating! Lots of information; great for family time; great location along the Mississippi River. Make sure to explore Wabasha and hit Lark toys just a few miles from town.
  • April visit, 1st time there with out of town guests. WE WILL RETURN with the grandkids. Seeing the eagles up close was 5 stars. 15 minute classroom demonstration on egg crushing was 5 stars. The center itself was well put together.
  • You can see bald eagles and golden eagle from 2-3 feet of distance as they are in captivity. Lots of books, t-shirts and other merchandise for sell. Plenty of information about bald eagles as this is national bald eagle center. Other birds information also you can find there. You can have live bald eagle information session. As it is on the bank of Mississippi River, you can see bald eagles in wild also.
  • I took the granddaughters ages 2 &4 and we all enjoyed the up front experience with the eagles. They had plenty of hands on actives to keep girls occupied. I plan on taking my other grandchild when in the area.
  • Great place to learn and see raptor. What a majestic bird. Went during the month of March and the drive down was spectacular with all the eagles flying above.
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