It’s A Baby Bonanza At Como Zoo!

August 9th, 2017

Giraffe, Dall’s Sheep & Emperor Tamarins…Oh My! With all there is to see and do, it’s no wonder Como Park Zoo & Conservatory has been nominated as ‘Best Minnesota Attraction’ by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017.   Meet Violet, Como Zoo’s Baby Giraffe Como Zoo’s baby giraffe now has a name: Violet. The new […]

Don’t let Summer slip away without visiting Blooming Butterflies!

August 2nd, 2017

Download our Butterfly Guides HERE and HERE!   It’s a flutter fest at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, where the popular “Blooming Butterflies” exhibit is NOW OPEN! Hundreds of butterflies from Africa, Asia and the Americas are flying freely in an indoor garden environment filled with tropical plants. Up to 400 butterflies will be released each […]

Our Latest Addition Makes It Easier To Get To Our Front Door

June 26th, 2017

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Opens New Gardens The Minnesota Garden & The Circle Garden  The Minnesota Garden and Circle Garden replaces the large open turf forecourt in front of the Visitor Center with a formal garden layout that is reminiscent of the historic public gardens that were adjacent to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in […]

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

June 17th, 2017

2017 SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend shuttle service begins April 22, while daily service begins May 27– August 6.  Weekend-only shuttle service resumes August 12 through October 1. There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site […]

Gorilla Baby Expected In Fall

May 14th, 2017

  Just in time for Mother’s Day, Como Zoo is excited to announce the pregnancy of Alice, a Western Lowland Gorilla. Now in her second trimester, the expectant mother’s birth window has been determined to be between early September to mid-October. The gestation period for gorillas is about 36 weeks. The pregnancy is the second […]