Wednesday, August 5, 2015


10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Today's Species: Polar Bear

The polar bear’s coat is a typical example of adaptation to cold weather climate. It is almost impermeable to freezing temperatures and permits long periods of immersion in the icy Arctic waters.


Summer Flower Show

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken... MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training,... MORE

Gorilla Program

11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla... MORE

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Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival - August 23rd

~Japanese art, dance, martial arts and cultural treasures showcased at Como~ Bonsai, martial... MORE


August Education Programs at Como!



Only One More Groovin' In The Garden Concert Remains! ~ Join Us This Wednesday!

We're proud to support live, local music and were thrilled to present these concerts over the last... MORE


The Edible Garden Now Open!

Celebrate The Incredible & Edible at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory this Summer! Como... MORE



The Ordway Gardens To Be Featured in Skills Workshop and Garden Tour

Five Japanese gardens in the Minnesota area will take center stage as the North American Japanese... MORE


A Brief History of the Conservatory

Gardener Margaret stopped by Comcast Newsmakers to tell a little of the history of the Conservatory!   MORE