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

May 18th, 2018

2018 SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend shuttle service begins April 28, while daily service begins June 9– August 5.  Weekend-only shuttle service resumes August 11 through September 30. There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site […]

A Few Babies and a Fresh Flower Show To Announce!

April 30th, 2018

Meet Whalen & Motzko, Como Zoo’s Newest Baby Twin Emperor Tamarins Whalen and Motzko (photo credit Como Zoo) On the heels of the University of Minnesota announcing a pair of new head coaches, Como Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a pair of new baby emperor tamarins, born April 21st. The twins, “Whalen” […]

Apply Now To The Youth Engagement Program

April 9th, 2018

Click HERE to apply for the Youth Engagement Program The Youth Engagement Program (YEP) at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is a program for any youth entering 9th – 12th grade in the fall of 2018 who have a desire for gaining knowledge in the conservation field. YEP will offer youth a unique environment to […]

Volunteers Needed for the Japanese Garden!

March 30th, 2018

Unique Garden Experience in Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden!   Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is currently recruiting volunteers for public education volunteer position: Ordway Gardens Interpreter. The Ordway Gardens and the Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden are popular destinations for visitors who seek to experience the art form of Como’s Bonsai collections and the […]

Extended Hours Begin Sunday, April 1!

March 26th, 2018

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory begins extended hours on April 1. Como will be open every day until September 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Extended hours means summer is approaching! Time to sign up for Summer Camp!