HomeAbout UsDirections


THE INTERNATIONAL OWL CENTER IS NOW OPEN! We are in our temporary home, the historic Houston Mercantile/Skifton Building, located at 126 East Cedar Street in Houston, Minnesota.

From the east or west, take Highway 16 to Houston. We are across the street from the Houston Public Library. From the north, take I-90 to Highway 76 south; continue south 14 miles, then turn left (east) onto Highway 16/76, which is Cedar Street. From the south, take Highway 76 north and into Houston. We are one block east on the corner of Cedar and Sherman Street.

Our Mission

The International Owl Center advances the survival of wild owl populations through education and research. We plan to accomplish our mission through biological and cultural programs and displays, green building design, citizen-science and other research, international exchange of information, the World Owl Hall of Fame, the International Festival of Owls, and other means.

© 2013 International Owl Center
Website Design by Ihrke Innovations | Wabasha MN
Website Hosted by The Owl Pages