International Owl Center - Houston, MN, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger
N 43° 45.789 W 091° 34.061
15T E 615291 N 4846562
Quick Description: Credited for putting the small town of Houston, MN on the map the International Owl Center opened its doors in March of 2015 to teach people about owls and the preservation of their kind.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2016 5:47:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMTB6N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Located 2 1/2 hours South of Minneapolis, the International Owl Center offers a large selection of educational resources and classes to educate people about owls and their lives. Having several teaching owls on site, this amazing place is suited to demonstrate the conservation of the majestic bird. They offer many resources to include a conservation pledge signed by hundreds of visitors to do one thing to help owls in their communities. They offer several choices of classes during the year to include learning about local Minnesota owls. The town of Houston, MN has embraced the center so much that they have several points throughout the town dedicated for owls. The Center also has yearly events to include - the Hoot Scoot, Owl-O-Ween and the Festival of Owls. The Center is open Friday through Monday weekly from 1000 to 1700. Cost for admission is $5 for 18 years and older, 4-17 years old are $3, and 3 years and under are free.

Website : (visit link)
Admission Fees:
3 years old and younger are free 4-17 years old - $3 18 years and older - $5

Hours of operation:
Friday through Monday - 1000-1700 (10am to 5 pm) Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday by appointment for large groups only.

Parking: N 43° 45.781 W 091° 34.075

Services Provided:
Souvenir shop, coffee, classes with live owls, interactive exhibits, conservation pledge area, dissect owl pellets, crafts, build a nest box, yearly events.

Visit Instructions:
There will be no requirement for posting a visit; but a photo of you with your GPS or just your GPS somewhere on the museum grounds or in the museum would be fun. Preferrably at the entrance or near the museum sign. Actually going IN the museum is also NOT required for posting a log.
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