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The Raptor Center

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1920 Fitch Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1057
+1 612-624-4745
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Something new every time!!

,___, [O.o] /)__) -"--"- - - - - we go here whenever we can. The program is about an hour long... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2013
JustBren
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Maple Lake, Minnesota, United States
Educational and fun

This is a fun, and educational experience and a terrific place to see wild raptor. This building is... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2013
Havingalovelyday
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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 health and populations. An internationally renowned education facility, The Raptor Center trains veterinary students and veterinarians from around the world to become future leaders in raptor medicine and conservation. In addition, The Raptor Center reaches more than 150,000 people annually through its unique public education programs and events. Come visit the education raptors with a TRC interpretive tour guide. Tours are offered every thirty minutes, on the half hour and hour. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Tour Admissions Ages 3-17 $3.00 Ages 18-62 $5.00 Ages 62+ $3.00 U of M staff and students (with ID) are admitted free. Formal programs and other education options available.
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1920 Fitch Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1057
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

,___, [O.o] /)__) -"--"- - - - - we go here whenever we can. The program is about an hour long and it's so informative and educational. So many different raptors to see ... falcons, owls, eagles and hawks!! Seems to keep the interest of...More

1  Thank JustBren
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

This is a fun, and educational experience and a terrific place to see wild raptor. This building is perfect for the venue and kids leave with a long term smile.

1  Thank Havingalovelyday
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

Brought the kids here to check out the local bird life. It was great to see the birds up close. Not a lot to do for littler children.

1  Thank jhhiandrea
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

The staff at the Raptor Center are very helpful and friendly. The work they do fixing all the raptors brought into the center is amazing. Many of the staff are volunteers yet they take the time to educate all who come to see the center....More

1  Thank mageestillh2o
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

This is a very humane facility. They take care of and treat and release or treat and use for educational purposes the animals that they receive. It is very educational for all ages.

3  Thank Joelle K
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

My wife and I stopped in for a visit/tour on a Sunday shortly after 12pm. We were greeted with a “What do you want?” by the college-aged male behind the desk. Though I am a young twenty-four years old, I have never been so aghast...More

Thank JesseWhite
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

An incredible family place to visit - go for a tour - week days of week ends. The lecture is geared to family fun - with plenty of live birds of prey - sculls and feathers. After the tour visit the rehab center exterior cages...More

2  Thank Dana Z
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Purchase tickets for the show and tour. It's very educational and entertaining. Make sure to bring your camera as there are many opportunities to "shoot" the birds.

3  Thank TravellingORF
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Reviewed 2 June 2012

While worth an hour or two, you only need a moment to walk in and say a quick hello to Luek, the spectacular bald eagle. You will feel a connection as he looks you in the eye. The Raptor Center rehabilitates and releases many eagles,...More

3  Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 10 May 2012

This is a place of miracles. The people working here are saints. It is not fun cutting up dead rats to feed the raptors but it is what they need to stay healthy. They save the most majestic birds we have and when able, release...More

2  Thank dlars
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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.
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