The Sunken Garden is closed until May 2 in preparation for the Summer Flower Show

April 27th, 2015

The Sunken Garden is closed this week as our Gardeners prepare for the Spring Flower and will open again on Saturday, March 21. All other rooms of the Marjorie¬† McNeely Conservatory are open.        


April 9th, 2015

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 […]

May Education Programs at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

April 8th, 2015

We have lots of great classes for all ages in May! Register by clicking on the titles of the classes below! African Safari – Family Sunday, May 3 at 9:00 AM Snakes Are Ssssuper! – Preschool Tuesday, May 5 at 1:30 PM Grow Plants, Grow! – 2-Year-Olds Thursday, May 7 at 9:30 AM Animal Babies […]

The Baby Boom Continues – Emperor Tamarin Edition!

April 7th, 2015

Como Zoo’s baby boom continued last week when a newborn Emperor Tamarin was born on March 31 to first-time parents Lara and Roger! Emperor Tamarins have a gestation period of 140-145 days. Newborns usually weigh around 30-40 grams at birth. The father helps with the birth by receiving the young and cleansing them. Like most […]

Healthcare for Polar Bears!

April 4th, 2015

Last week Como Zoo became only the second zoo in the country to obtain a voluntary blood sample from a Polar Bear! Como Zoo is home to two 19-year-old male Polar Bears who have been involved in a training program even before they arrived at the zoo in 2002. Over the past year zookeepers have […]