The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory Kicks Off the Centennial Celebration June 19-21

May 14th, 2015

New Centennial Garden to be Unveiled The Jewel of St. Paul, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, first opened its doors to the public in 1915. Now in its 100th year, this tropical gem is planning on celebrating in a big way. The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is welcoming the public to join come and revel […]

Baby Gorilla Makes Public Debut!

May 7th, 2015

After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. Baby Arlene, the Western Lowland Gorilla, will be seen clinging to her mom, Dara, in the indoor exhibit of the Primate Building at Como Zoo on Friday, May 8. The female gorilla was born in the evening hours of Sunday, February 22, 2015, to first-time mother […]


May 4th, 2015

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 […]

Avoid the Parking Challenges, Take the FREE Como Shuttle!

May 4th, 2015

2015 WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE BEGINS MAY 2! Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend shuttle service begins May 2, while daily service begins May 30– August 16.  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 […]

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

May 3rd, 2015

Click on the image to view our brochure. You can then click on the classes to register!