2015 Camps, Classes, Tours, Birthday Parties & More! Page Through Our Brochure ~ Now Online!

February 15th, 2015

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Free Music Under Glass Concert Series

February 14th, 2015

The free concert series, “Music Under Glass,” returns to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians. Join us select Sundays beginning December 28th from 4:30pm – 6:30pm for live, local music. Beat the winter weather blahs inside the comfy confines of the Conservatory. Beer, wine, pop, and light snacks will […]

Baby Orangutan Makes Public Debut

February 4th, 2015

While the naming contest for the baby orangutan goes on until February 16, the public will now have the opportunity to put a name with the face. WHAT: Public debut of baby orangutan at Como Zoo. Markisa, a 28 year-old Sumatran Orangutan, gave birth, via Caesarean section, to a female infant, on January 7, 2015. […]

Insect Faces – A Bug’s-Eye View – Now On Display!

February 2nd, 2015

Photo Exhibit Featuring Ultra Close-up Macro Photography to be Displayed at Como Como Park Zoo and Conservatory proudly presents ‘Insect Faces – A Bug’s-Eye View.  Over 60 color prints portraying stunning detail not seen by the naked eye will be on display. Dramatic close-up images, by Minneapolis artist Bill Johnson, feature insects not commonly thought of as pollinators […]

Field Trip Costs Covered by Grant to Como

February 1st, 2015

Now is the perfect time to visit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory with your class!  Como has recently received a generous gift from the Donald Weesner Charitable Trust to support transportation costs associated with field trips to our park.  The Yellow Bus Fund is designed to assist school-aged children who would otherwise not be financially […]