We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Eagle Center

#2 of 5 things to do in Wabasha Features Animals
50 Pembroke Ave S, Wabasha, MN 55981-1241
+1 651-565-4989
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Up close to eagles!

The National Eagle Center is small but a great place to visit if you enjoy eagles! To view their... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lterrcreatkard3829
,
Janesville, Wisconsin
Nice Eagle Center

The park area around the National Eagle Center is worth exploring even if you don't tour the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
3MG1949
,
Greenfield, Indiana
Read all 565 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bald eagles” (61 reviews)
“live eagles” (57 reviews)
“golden eagle” (30 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
50 Pembroke Ave S, Wabasha, MN 55981-1241
CONTACT
Website
+1 651-565-4989
Write a Review
Reviews (565)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 553 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Eagle Center is small but a great place to visit if you enjoy eagles! To view their eagles up close with no barriers is amazing. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and will answer your questions about their eagles. They are located near the...More

Thank lterrcreatkard3829
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

lterrcreatkard3829, So happy to hear you such a memorable experience at the National Eagle Center! Thank you for visiting, for taking the time to review and for your support. Our mission is possible due the support of visitors just like you! Thank you!

Reviewed 3 days ago

The park area around the National Eagle Center is worth exploring even if you don't tour the center. Very pretty area on the Mississippi River.

Thank 3MG1949
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

3MG1949, Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in this area ( perhaps seeing the headwaters of the Mississippi River) . This place is worth the stop. They have 3 injured eagles in captivity that you can see up close. Also the replica of the eagles nest that one can...More

Thank Catlady2014
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Catlady2014, Thank you for visiting the National Eagle Center. It sounds like you definitely enjoyed your experience and that makes us so very happy! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and keep spreading the word! It is our genuine pleasure to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not just for the locals but for anyone in the US that is interested in the eagle and want a great experience for the family. The Center is located right on the Mississippi River, with great views and just a few steps...More

Thank jeffo442
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

jeffo442, WOW! Your praise is greatly appreciated! Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to share your review. Keep spreading the word and we hope to see you again on a future visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this visit was terrific. The educational program presented by Becky was excellent. Even if you were knowledgeable about eagles, you probably learned something new. She made the presentation interesting for people of all ages. The displays in the facility are excellent and the...More

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

Marshmiller, It was our pleasure to share the eagles with you! Your feedback and praise is very much appreciated and helps us to continue to developing experiences that educate, thrill and inspire thousands of visitors just like you. We hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

recovering from injury and they are unable to enter the wild to fly. Small fee, sit down talk with life eagle, sitting on guide hand being fed his meal. Learn all about how they live and travel. Wonder around the center learning on your own....More

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

Patricia L, Thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave a review of your experience. We appreciate it and are so glad you you enjoyed your visit with the eagle ambassadors.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to visit this place because they nurture wounded eagles. I wasn't sure if it would be very exciting for my teenagers. The young lady who does the live presentation is excellent. She is good with holding the attention of the kids and adults...More

Thank profmom_12
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

profmom_12, Thanks for your visit and the feedback about the program! We work everyday to create an educational experience that is exciting for all ages and it sounds like we succeeded with your family. Thanks again for your support!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated close to the Twin Cities, visiting the Eagle Center made for a good day when combined with kayaking with Broken Paddle Kayak Company. The center provided an up close look and tutorial on eagles. It was a fun and interesting visit and provided a...More

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

MarkHfromChicagp, Sounds like a great combination of up close eagles and wild eagles on the river. Thanks for checking out the National Eagle Center!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The eagle center is a great stop while enjoying the nature in MN. They offer an informative session on eagles with a lot information to view within the museum. You are able to get an up close look of the beautiful birds. My kids favorite...More

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

Tara B, It is wonderful to hear that you and your family had a great time exploring the National Eagle Center. We are thrilled that your kids were able to be a part of the Fishing for Eagles program and that they had a lot...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent facility and view - right on the river. The presentations are very well done and you are able to be just a few feet away from these majestic birds. Highly recommend!More

Thank Hazel877
NationalEagleCenter, Manager at National Eagle Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hazel877, We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the National Eagle Center! It is great that you found our presentation worth while and had a great experience with our amazing eagles. Thank you for your great review and we hope you will...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Stacy's Kitchen
123 reviews
.08 km away
The Olde Triangle
113 reviews
.17 km away
Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant
226 reviews
.56 km away
The Chocolate Escape
32 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Broken Paddle Guiding Co.
199 reviews
.15 km away
Coffee Mill Ski Area
12 reviews
1.63 km away
Coffee Mill Golf Course
11 reviews
3.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
goodiowagirl
31 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
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
1
Vote
LovingNewAdventures
10 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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.
1
Vote
Jody K
18 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from harrys991 | Reviewed this property |
Couple hours. Do attend the eagle talk/feeding/demo while there.
2
Votes