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. 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 featuring the live eagle ambassadors and naturalist educators to answer all of your eagle-related questions.
The National Eagle Center was voted a Top Minnesota Attraction in 2017, a recipient of the 2020 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and voted Best of the River 2021 by readers of River Travel Magazine. It is a featured destination along the famous Great River Road.
Hours & DatesWinter Eagle Viewing Field Trips, small-group Habitat Tours, and other events are continuing during our renovation closure. To learn more about these fun experiences and other ways to stay engaged with the National Eagle Center, visit nationaleaglecenter.
Check website for information: nationaleaglecenter.org.
- Air quality improvements
Energy-efficient lighting and heating, recycled flooring and cabinet products, landscaped pollinator 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
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 45
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 781 reviews
Very informational, on a beautiful sight.
This Eagle center will soon double in size, I'm definitely going back.
— C8079ARbrendaw, September 20, 2021
First visit and we signed up as members because for a little bit more in cost you can get a family membership that gets you into the Owl Center in La Crosse and Minnesota Marine Art Museum. They make...
— Cassbella, September 5, 2021
We visited two years ago and had a great time. But our recent visit was even better. We spent more time asking questions of the very knowledgeable staff especially in the bird room where three...
— markmywordz, August 26, 2021
We were on a river cruise and they brought an eagle on board and gave a great lecture with fascinating information about these birds. We traveled to the center and saw and heard more about three...
— slhokie, August 5, 2021
The National Eagle Center was the highlight of my trip to the Red Wing area. The eagles are Amazing to see up close. The volunteers and staff are amazing and very knowledgeable. I learned so much...
— lammcm, July 24, 2021