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American Bald Eagle Foundation Museum

#11 of 38 things to do in Haines Features Animals
113 Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-3094
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Outstanding educational experience!

These museums offer an awesome educational experience. It showcase the animal kingdom from this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucia C
Lacey, Washington
via mobile
Did not looked like much at first sight, but...!

Booked as a last minute excision form our cruise ship, so glad we did. We were treated to seeing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa C
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The American Bald Eagle Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization located in Haines, Alaska. Since opening in 1994, our aim is to educate and inspire guests from around the world about the American bald eagle and interconnected species through our natural history museum and raptor center. Anyone who passes through our doors will take a walk through the cultural and natural history of Southeast Alaska. Let our staff guide you to understanding and appreciating the ecology of our unique region.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“live eagles” (7 reviews)
“on display” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
113 Haines Highway, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-3094
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These museums offer an awesome educational experience. It showcase the animal kingdom from this area. Well preserve species and educational film explain Haines historical environment. At 2:30 PM! They feed the eagles!! I highly recommend to stop by.

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked as a last minute excision form our cruise ship, so glad we did. We were treated to seeing two female bald eagles in an enclosed habitat. The young lady who gave us the presentation on the eagles was very knowledgable and had a great...More

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of those places that is why I go to new and exciting places. Haines is good at that. This place says "Bald Eagle Foundation" but it is so much more. They have exhibits and information on most Alaskan wildlife. If you care...More

Thank jhrvn1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum, as it was more accessible than other bald eagle exhibits available. The live birds were magnificent to see in person, particularly for those of us who live where they do not. You can buy a package bundle for three museums in...More

Thank ALGalbraith
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with our 3 and 1 year old. They absolutely loved seeing the eagles, owl, and marlin they had living at the facility. They also had a museum side which featured stuffed/ mounted Alaskan animals from the area, along with Alaskan...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Cool place, well put together. Went in for the presentations during the bald eagle festival. Only complaint would be the giant pole in the presentation room that made seeing the screen really hard. Either way, really fun place to explore. Great to see the Eagles.

Thank alaskan907364
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very knowledge personnel offering live shows of eagles and owls. Super cool. Lots to see. Great for kids too.

Thank pishposh59
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The American Bald Eagle Foundation Museum is just ok. I wish I could give it higher marks but don't be misled, it is just an average attraction. The museum is in Haines Alaska and it typifies what you would expect from a small town that...More

2  Thank evad39517
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visited the museum to learn about the local eagle preserve and to get ideas for where to see and photograph eagles. Excellent source of info. Great display of mounted wildlife. Be sure and check winter hours which are much reduced after about Oct 1. Friendly...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The museum section is full of animals large and small that are shown in very lifelike stances.They have live raptors,bald eagles,owls,falcons and other birds who have been injured and are being rehabilitated or can't be released for their own protection.There is a tour run throughout...More

Thank Iona B
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Robert B
How do I get there using public transportation?
27 October 2016|
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Response from Sriver525 | Reviewed this property |
We walked the entire town and then took the town shuttle back to the port.