Tuesday, March 28, 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

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

10:00 am

‘Ivory Belongs Here - A visit to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area’ ~ a photography exhibit by Moon L

Exhibit Gallery

10:00 am

Moon Lai is an insurance agent on a mission and it has nothing to do with selling insurance. Life in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) have captured his attention. Lai is a freelance photographer. He traveled to Tanzania for two weeks, with special permission from NCA to photograph his experience. This exhibit features his narrative of his visit to the area.

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.

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.

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.