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 759 reviews
Everyone we talked to in town told us to visit the national Eagle Center. They were right to be proud of it. Our group of four had a fantastic time. I really like learning things while traveling...
— 426lorenb, August 10, 2020
This was a back-up activity since it was raining today so I didn't have high expectations. This facility was excellent! Tickets had to be purchased in advance, masks had to be worn, and everyone was...
— cindyf978, August 9, 2020
The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. I've been on a couple guided tours and thoroughly enjoyed them. Definitely worth a trip to go. I would imagine you will be like me - keep going back for...
— pattih611, August 4, 2020
Unfortunately reservations and masks are required at this time... the Golden eagle has died but there were 3 bald eagles on display.. lots of information and giftshop.. was a fun experience
— 408wadea, August 3, 2020
We made reservations (needed) and found the facility well run. They only allowed a maximum of 50 persons at a time, which gave everyone space. My only disappointment was that there were only three...
— JohnP13147, July 27, 2020