It’s A Boy! Como Zoo Welcomes First Baby Gorilla

November 19th, 2014

Como Zoo is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The baby male gorilla was born in the early hours of Wednesday, November 19, 2014, inside the Gorilla Forest exhibit day room to mother Alice. This is the first gorilla birth for Alice and the first gorilla birth […]

Kids out of school for Winter Break? We have you covered!

November 18th, 2014

2014 Winter Break Camps Looking for something fun for your kids to do during winter break?  Or perhaps you have to work and your kids are out of school. We have you covered! Send them to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory!  Winter Camps are for students in Kindergarten – 3rd grade and are full-day sessions. […]

Our Black Friday Deal? ‘Drop and Shop’ at Como!

November 16th, 2014

A Program For Kids, But Designed For Parents Kids play at Como while parents play Santa This holiday season Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is offering parents a way to check things off their holiday to-do list while their little elves are busy having fun at Como. Como is offering an educational, fun-filled experience that […]

We Are Bustling With Activities this November and December!

November 15th, 2014

Fall Flower Show Now – November 30 While many Minnesota gardens are already covered in snow, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is in full bloom. The Fall Flower Show features a variety of Chrysanthemums. We are also featuring Yellow-Stemmed Swiss Chard for the first time! The show will also feature Calendula, Kale, […]

***SOLD OUT*** Join us for Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour December 11th

November 5th, 2014

 BOTH SEATINGS ARE SOLD OUT Como Park Zoo & Conservatory invites you to enjoy: A Holiday Tea and Behind the Scenes Tour   Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Tea Seatings at 11am and 2pm  **SOLD OUT**   Enjoy a three course tea service in the beautiful surroundings of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s North Garden.   Course […]