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 […]

Gorilla Baby Expected In Fall

May 14th, 2017

  Just in time for Mother’s Day, Como Zoo is excited to announce the pregnancy of Alice, a Western Lowland Gorilla. Now in her second trimester, the expectant mother’s birth window has been determined to be between early September to mid-October. The gestation period for gorillas is about 36 weeks. The pregnancy is the second […]

Como Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises celebrate 25th birthday

May 13th, 2017

Marco and Irwin, two Galapagos tortoises at the Como Zoo, turned 25 years young on Saturday, May 13. The celebration in their honor included banners, party hats for their shells and a delicious cake. The tortoises munched down on a homemade cake with the encouragement of a cheering crowd. The cake was designed especially for […]

Register Now For Camp Como!

May 9th, 2017

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! 2017 Camp Registration Is Now Open   PRESCHOOL – 8TH GRADE Spend some time Monkeying Around with your primate pals, go for the gold in Animal Olympics, take an African Adventure without leaving Como, or try on the hat of a zookeeper or gardener in […]