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Established in 1974 as part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, The Raptor Center rehabilitates more than 700 sick and injured raptors each year, while helping to identify emerging environmental issues related to raptor...more
Amber, our tour guide, was knowledgeable and patient with the 4 squirrely boys between ages 10-12 that I had with me. I didn’t realize how close we’d be to the State Fair so we ended up having to pay $15 for parking but at least...More
I didn't even know this place existed until I got in invitation to my friends' son's birthday party. It was fantastic! Educational, exciting, and fun. As they recuperate, you can stand mere feet from majestic birds of prey - I had no idea bald eagles...More
This is a regional hawk, eagle, falcon and owl rehab center. They do much needed and exceptional work helping medically treat and releasing raptors back to nature. They offer educational tours to help fund their efforts including birds too injured to ever be released to...More
This is a good attraction for all bird lovers. I saw owls, kestrels, eagles, a turkey vulture, and a red tailed hawk. They each have names, like Omaha, Darmer, Lois, and Talon. I got the story behind how each one came to the raptor center....More
TheRaptorCenter, Program Associate at The Raptor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017
What a wonderful review, and thank you for taking the time to write this. We are glad you enjoyed it. Please come out again and bring family and friends to share your experience.
Our niece really likes birds so we brought her up to the cities to see some first hand at the Raptor Center. We sat in for the presentation and then went on a tour of the center. The presentation was informative and the tour was...More
TheRaptorCenter, Public Relations Manager at The Raptor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know what you enjoyed. We are so glad you came to visit with family and friends, and hope you come out to see us again soon.