Wildlife Science Center 

When coming from I-35W, take the Wyoming exit, #135. Head west, and turn right onto 217th Ave NE. This turns into Sunrise Rd NE. WSC is on the left near the end of the road. If your GPS takes you to the Berry Farm, keep going! You're almost there.

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The Wildlife Science Center is a non-profit, science-based education facility that is home to the largest captive population of privately maintained wolves in the United States. Over 25,000 people annually attend educational programs specializing in wolves and other Minnesota predators. Along with over 35 critically endangered red, Mexican gray, and other gray wolves, the Wildlife Science Center is also home to black bears, foxes, lynx, coyotes, skunks, raccoons, porcupine and birds of prey.

WSC is open for public tours every Saturday. Tours start at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. No reservations are required for Saturday tours. See our website for cost and details on all our tours and events. Check the calendar for special events and festivals - annual Harvest Howl, Winter Festival and Canine Carnival among other special events.

WSC offers a wide variety of private tours and education programs, both on-site and off-site. Bonfires, birthday parties, company picnics and overnights are also available by appointment for groups of 10 or more.


Tours are available every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. throughout the year. Group tours are available by appointment Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Rates vary by event and activity with all proceeds benefiting the Wildlife Science Center. Private groups can be arranged by appointment.

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