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Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
+1 651-487-8200
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For minimal money you can see all the animals you want - this place is the best zoo in Minnesota... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jake W
A wonderful place to go year around!

People in the metro area are so lucky to have Como Park Zoo & Conservatory to visit! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located in historic Como Park, this popular zoo, especially known for its California sea lion exhibit, also features a great cat display, gorillas and giraffes.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
+1 651-487-8200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For minimal money you can see all the animals you want - this place is the best zoo in Minnesota - sorry MN Zoo but you know this is true - I really love that there is no trace of an Olive Garden around here...More

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 1 week ago

People in the metro area are so lucky to have Como Park Zoo & Conservatory to visit! The Conservatory is a wonderful place to visit, especially in the winter! Don't forget your camera or phone if it takes high quality pictures. A must visit for...More

Thank bumStPaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a recent visit to the Como Park zoo with our grandchildren. This zoo has all the must see animals. We especially enjoyed seeing the baby giraffe (who is already 10 feet tall!) and the various primates. Although this zoo, is much smaller than...More

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from a hometown (Milwaukee) where they demolished the original gardens when they built the domes, I was very pleased to see the original structure preserved here. The zoo, while small is still fun. Some of the buildings need maintenance, but overall for the price...More

Thank HammondC3
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Como Conservatory is a wonderful respite during a busy day. It is housed in a lovely old glass building. There are rooms of tropical plants, a bonsai tree collection, and a beautiful room showcasing season flower arrangements. It is free! I love stopping by...More

Thank Steph-Mpls
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Como Conservatory is free and quite large for the overall size of the Como Park establishment. A great way to spend the afternoon, particularly when they have special exhibits such as the Christmas flower show. The zoo is okay; it's on the small side,...More

Thank Rehcal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Conservatory is a place with many interesting plants and flowers. It's a great place to practice your photography skills!

Thank Dizzl1593
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice way to spend the afternoon.The zoo is free, and the Conservatory asks for donations, so that part is up to you. The zoo is rather small, but easy to move around in, and the Conservatory was fascinating, lots of different plant...More

Thank JODENE2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Any day of the year is a great day to visit the Como Conservatory, but it's especially fabulous during the long, cold, dry winter month when you can take your coat off and breathe the warm, humid air and smell the greenery and flowers! Check...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great zoo for small children as it is small in size. The conservatory is a gem in the city. Como Park & lake have beautiful walking paths. There is food and music in the summer months at the lake.

Thank CapPalm
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Janie N | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I'd call Como Park Zoo directly.
23 April 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
No direct shuttle, public transportation isn't too bad or Uber, cab, etc.
Barbara B
21 April 2017|
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Response from ordisw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have wheelchairs available. The aisles are wide enough to easily accommodate one.