Giraffe Feeding Station Now Open!

May 18th, 2016

$5 for the experience 10:45AM daily with an additional feeding at 2:30PM on Saturday and Sunday Make sure you have someone with a camera nearby! Full grown reticulated giraffes can reach to the height of a second story window–but that doesn’t mean they can’t be overlooked. In fact, until recently, very little research existed on […]

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

May 3rd, 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 […]


May 2nd, 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 […]

Camp Como Registration Is Open!

May 1st, 2016

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close! Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking […]

Summer Flower Show and The Amazing World of Moths Are Now Open!

April 30th, 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, […]