National Eagle Center50 Pembroke Ave. S.
Wabasha, MN 55981
From the Twin Cities - Highway 61 south to Wabasha, left at Hwy 60 (Pembroke Ave). From WI - Cross the interstate bridge (Hwy 25 in Nelson, WI), left at end of bridge onto Grant, and left on Pembroke Ave.Get Directions
The National Eagle Center is a landmark destination and environmental interpretive center located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wabasha, Minnesota. Celebrating our 30th anniversary in 2019, our mission is to "connect people with eagles in nature, history, and cultures." We offer wild eagle viewing, interactive exhibits, cultural and historical displays, and seasonal field trips. Live eagles are on public display each day, and our famous classroom programs, featuring the live eagle ambassadors, are conducted daily by our naturalist educators.
The National Eagle Center was voted a Top Minnesota Attraction in 2017, a recipient of the 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and named a 2018 Top-Rated non-profit by GreatNonProfits. It is a featured destination along the famous Great River Road.
Hours & Dates
- Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Adult: $10.00
- US Veteran: $9.00
- Kids (4-17): $7.00
- Children 3 & Under: FREE
- Members: FREE
Admission: $10, Veterans: $9, Youth: $7, Children (3 and Under): FREE. Members: FREE. Group rates available, call to schedule.
- Air quality improvements
Energy efficient lighting and heating, recycled flooring and cabinet products, landscaped water garden, natural lighting,
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 45
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 767 reviews
the eagles were cut and cool experince . i enjoyed the time but it was very pricy so do not come in a grue of 7 ormore try for 1 to 7 people other wise very very cool
— Discover00275337522, October 21, 2020
The drive to Wabasha down the Wisconsin side was beautiful in October. It was easy to find the center. The building was beautiful, clean and new looking. The outdoor area was also, attractive and...
— SuzyQ5, October 11, 2020
We saw three live permanently injured and non-releasable bald eagles. The Center has many environmental and cultural exhibits, and an outdoor viewing space of the Mississippi River. Pre-registration...
— Stajoe8488, October 8, 2020
We enjoyed our visit here. The eagles here have been injured in the wild, rehabilitated, but are not able to survive on their own. You are able to get within just a few feet of them and hear why they...
— bigsei, September 20, 2020
We stopped at the National Eagle Center on our way home to the cities on our Labor Day get away. We had made the reservation the day before and were so glad they were home on Labor Day. They are...
— BarbWMinneapolis, September 7, 2020