Two Big Openings at Como on Saturday, April 30th

April 27th, 2016

The 2016 Summer Flower Show opens to the public on Saturday, April 30. The show will run through October 2, 2016. In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, […]

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

April 9th, 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 […]


April 4th, 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 […]

The Amazing World of Moths Opening April 30

March 24th, 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 […]

Job Openings!

March 11th, 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. Customer Service / Public Educator (Seasonal) We are now hiring part-time, seasonal public educators in the Visitor […]