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Zoos, Aquariums, and Wildlife Centers

Where the wild things roam...or swim.

Great Lakes Aquarium 353 Harbor Drive, Duluth Phone: 218-740-3474 Website: GLAquarium.org Description: An aquarium dedicated to the freshwater life found in and around the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Aquarium offers shallow touch tanks, dive shows and aquariums filled with all types of fish species.

Where the wild things roam...or swim.



Westwood Hills Nature Center
8300 West Franklin Avenue
St. Louis Park
(952) 924-2544
Website: www.stlouispark.org
Description:150-acre natural area featuring marsh, woods and restored prairie.It is home to many animals including deer, fox, mink and owls. The Interpretive Center has educational exhibits, several live animals and restrooms. Open all seasons.

Como Park Zoo
1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul
Phone: 651-487-8200
Website: ComoZooConservatory.org
Description: Come see Sparky the seal do a show in the summer or visit Como Zoo's Como Town filled with fun rides for the whole family. There is lots to do and see at this Minnesota favorite.

Great Lakes Aquarium
353 Harbor Drive, Duluth
Phone: 218-740-3474
Website: GLAquarium.org
Description: An aquarium dedicated to the freshwater life found in and around the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Aquarium offers shallow touch tanks, dive shows and aquariums filled with all types of fish species.

Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley
Phone: 952-431-9200
Description: The Minnesota Zoo has over 500 acres of land and 2,000 animals to see. You can visit Discovery Bay and see the sharks, go for a walk on the Minnesota Trail or follow the Tropics Trail. The Minnesota Zoo offers visiters a full day of fun.

The Raptor Center
College of Veterinary Medicine University Of Minnesota, 1920 Fitch Ave, St. Paul
Phone: 612-624-4745
Website: Raptor.cvm.umn.edu
Description: Every Saturday and Sunday you can see eagles, falcons, hawks and owls when the Center presents its The Raptor of Minnesota Program from 1-2pm. You can also join the center in the Sprin and Fall when they do their raptor release.

Underwater Adventures
Mall of America, 120 E Broadway, Bloomington
Phone: 952-883-0202
Website: sharky.tv.
Description: Take a very cool walk through a 300 foot glass tunel surrounded by stingrays and sharks. This aquarium has more than 4,500 sea creatures and there is even a spot to get up close with some of these watery friends.

Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary
American Bear Association, 12541 Nett Lake Road, Orr
Phone: 218-757-0172
Website: IronRange.org
Description: See lots of bears and other animals as you watch from the safety of an observation deck. Make a special trip in August to this special place.

Wildlife Science Center
5463 Broadway Avenue West, Forest Lake
Phone: 651-464-3993
Website: WildlifeScienceCenter.org
Description: A place to see bobcats, coyote, bears, fox, lynx and wolves. On Saturdays at 11am and 1pm you can take tours and during January the Center hosts the annual Dog Shedding Festival.



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