Lil’ Explorer Thursdays Returns! ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ One

September 5th, 2017

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 7! Lil’ Explorers runs every Thursday through April.    See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF WEEKLY THEMES CLICK HERE! Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by the […]

Welcome Como Zoo’s Elite Emperor Tamarin Twins

August 31st, 2017

Meet Fleck & Pitino, Como Zoo’s Baby Twin Emperor Tamarins You won’t find these two at “The Barn” or at “The Bank” ‘Row the Boat’ or make a ‘Fast Break’ over to Como Zoo to see a bromance sure to bring a winning record of cuteness. Como Zoo is naming its twin baby male emperor […]

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 […]

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 […]