The Sunken Garden is closed until October 10 in preparation for the Fall Flower Show

October 5th, 2015

The Sunken Garden is closed this week as our Gardeners prepare for the Fall Flower and will open again on Saturday, October 10. All other rooms of the Marjorie  McNeely Conservatory are open.        

AZA Grants Accreditation to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

September 23rd, 2015

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “Only zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy. “By achieving AZA-accreditation, Como Park Zoo […]

**To prepare for ZooBoo, Como will close at 3PM & reopen at 4:30PM on October 17-18 & 24-25**

September 22nd, 2015

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will cut its visiting hours short by one hour–but it’s for a very good cause. On October 17, 18 and 24-25 at 3 p.m., Como will close to allow our team of volunteers to prepare for ZooBoo, the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. […]

ZooBoo! October 17-18 and 24-25

August 26th, 2015

A Fang-tastic Time at Como Experience the Fun, Without The Fright, at ZooBoo October 17-18 & 24-25 For 28 years, ZooBoo has offered a fun, non-scary environment to celebrate Halloween.  Como Zoo’s grounds are transformed into a furry fairy-tailed wonderland where little kids can experience the fun of their first night of trick or treating–without worrying about things […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ One!

August 26th, 2015

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 10! Lil’ Explorers runs every Thursday through April   See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme.   FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS CLICK HERE!   Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by […]