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The Raptor Center

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Educational and fun

The Raptor Center is a great place for kids and adults. You can learn a lot about the rescue birds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Up close and personal

The Raptor Center is a great place to see raptors up close. The tour lasts 30 minutes and you get... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
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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
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1920 Fitch Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1057
+1 612-624-4745
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Raptor Center is a great place for kids and adults. You can learn a lot about the rescue birds and see them very up close. The staff is helpful and can answer questions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The Raptor Center is a great place to see raptors up close. The tour lasts 30 minutes and you get to see the birds for the majority of that time. Tour guides are very friendly and knowledgeable, and tour groups tend to be small, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Our family went to the Raptor Center for an activity combined with the St. Paul Como Conservatory, and it made for a St. Paul destination activity that was interesting and included a little walking, and just the right amount of time. The Raptor Center has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LovingNewAdventures
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our tour of the raptor center. It was very informative and our 2 small children loved seeing all the interesting birds. This would be a great tour for groups of all ages.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisaraydan
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank laurenbS9022NH
Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SojournMN
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The staff and center are really great. I could have stayed here all weekend. I can hardly wait to go back!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Kristal R
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Raptor Center lets you view eagles, owls, and others up close. Short tour, worth a stop if you are out and about.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank alicia h
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Raptor Center is a local treasure. I love seeing these majestic birds up close, and knowing that this facility is available to save them and educate others to do the same.

Date of experience: March 2017
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28 August 2018|
Response from lisaraydan | Reviewed this property |
The tour lasts 30 minutes.
cathy s
20 June 2015|
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Response from TheRaptorCenter | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your question! We assume you are asking about the weekend public program? It is $5.50 for students and seniors, and $8.00 for adults.