Join us for the 40th Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bonsai Show May 7 and May 8!

May 4th, 2016

Why buy a bouquet when you can make memories at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory? Mother’s Day weekend marks the return of the Minnesota Bonsai Society Show, an extravaganza of elegantly trained trees arranged throughout The Ordway Gardens. With a gorgeous display space for the bonsai in The Ordway Gardens’ wing of the conservatory, appreciation for […]

Avoid the Parking Challenges, Take the FREE Como Shuttle! Now Running on Weekends!

May 3rd, 2016

2016 WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend-only shuttle service begins April 23. There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on the south side of Como […]


May 2nd, 2016

We know that with the weather, Como will be a popular destination for prom photos, but we’d like to remind prom attendees that photo permits are required and photo polices will be enforced. A 30 minute photo permit may be purchased at the Visitors Center Desk for $25.   PHOTO POLICY Enjoy your visit and […]

Job Openings!

May 1st, 2016

CURRENT JOB LISTINGS Como Park Zoo and Conservatory employees are employed by the City of St. Paul, through the Department of Parks and Recreation. Click on the job title below for an application and details about each job. Maintenance (Seasonal) This position performs routine manual labor in and around Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. The […]

The Amazing World of Moths – Now Open!

April 30th, 2016

Photo Exhibit Featuring Ultra Close-up Macro Photography to be Displayed at Como       Como Park Zoo and Conservatory proudly presents a stunning photo exhibit by Minneapolis artist Bill Johnson on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery April 30th through June 30. Over 40 extreme close-up images will highlight the amazing colors, shapes, and diversity of […]