Sunday, November 19, 2017

From the North

Go south on 35W or 35E to Hwy 36
From 35W take Hwy 36 East
From 35E take Hwy 36 West
Exit onto Lexington, go South
Follow Lexington to Horton Avenue
Turn right at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the South

Take 35E north to the Randolph Avenue exit
Turn left on Randolph to Lexington Parkway
Take a right onto Lexington Parkway, and follow north for several miles
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the East

Take I94 West to the Lexington Parkway exit
Turn right onto Lexington Parkway
Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

From the West

Take I94 East to the Lexington Parkway exit
Turn left onto Lexington Parkway
Follow Lexington north to Horton Avenue
Turn left at Horton Avenue
Take the next right onto Midway Parkway
Follow the signs Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Parking Lots
The lots will be on the right hand side of the street

OPEN

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

 

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

1225 Estabrook Dr
St Paul, MN 55103

(651) 487-8200

TODAY’S EVENTS

Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Conservatory

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo. $5 per person.

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden

10:00 am

While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of Chrysanthemums. The colors for the show will be black and orange in October and black and pink in November.

Insect Pollinators - Beyond the Honey Bee Volume 2

Exhibit Gallery

10:00 am

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds

11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest

11:30 am

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center

12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations

1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest

2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.