National Eagle Center Honoring Military With Complimentary Admission

by | Nov 1, 2023 | Press Releases

Center offers complimentary admission for active-duty personnel, veterans

Wabasha, MN – November 11 is Veterans Day and to honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans, the National Eagle Center is offering complimentary admission for all active-duty military personnel and veterans beginning on November 1. 

“We know Bald Eagles, the living symbol of our nation, hold a very special significance for men and women in uniform and those who have bravely served in our nation’s armed forces,” said Ed Hahn, Director of Marketing and Communications at the National Eagle Center. “It is an honor to provide the opportunity to those brave individuals who serve all of us to meet the eagle ambassadors.”

This special admission program is being sponsored by a partnership and generous donation by

Flag-Raising Ceremony on November 11

The National Eagle Center invites members of the public to attend a Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony on Saturday, November 11 at 12:00 p.m. conducted by the American Legion Post #50 and Burkhardt-Roemer VFW Post #4086 in Wabasha.

The Center has a long tradition of working with veterans and veterans’ groups, including traveling outreach with eagle ambassadors to the VA Hospital in St. Paul for special programs. The Center’s first ambassador, Harriet, is currently featured on the Minnesota Support Our Troops license plate as a tribute to the work she did with veterans.

Additional Details

While admission is free for active-duty military personnel and veterans, it is limited to the individuals with military IDs and the $3 seat reservation fee is still required for regularly scheduled eagle and nature programs.

For additional details about the November veteran admission program, individuals should contact the Center by emailing or calling 651.565.4989. 

The National Eagle Center is a world-class museum located in Wabasha, MN. It is the world’s premier resource for impactful eagle education and experiences and offers wild eagle viewing, up-close eagle experiences, daily programs, and the Preston Cook American Eagle Collection. For more information about the National Eagle Center, visit or call 651.565.4989. The National Eagle Center is an equal opportunity provider.


Ed Hahn
Director of Marketing & Communications
Ph: 651-565-4989