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Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1022
+1 651-487-8200
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A Small but Delightful Zoo

My wife and I go to zoos in every city we visit. We were surprised when we arrived at Como Park... read more

Reviewed today
Bill R
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Portland, Oregon
Como Park

Como Park is a great little park for a family outing. We take our young granddaughter there often... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
th0rsm0m
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (158 reviews)
“sunken garden” (83 reviews)
“polar bear” (60 reviews)
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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1022
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+1 651-487-8200
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"japanese garden"
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"sunken garden"
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"polar bear"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"small amusement park"
in 42 reviews
"suggested donation"
in 60 reviews
"sea lion show"
in 25 reviews
"fern room"
in 23 reviews
"big cats"
in 32 reviews
"bonsai trees"
in 19 reviews
"small donation"
in 23 reviews
"minnesota winter"
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"animal exhibits"
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"great place to visit"
in 55 reviews
"all ages"
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"year round"
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Reviewed today

My wife and I go to zoos in every city we visit. We were surprised when we arrived at Como Park Zoo was that all that was required was a suggested donation; there is not fixed entrance fee. We started with the Orangutans then the...More

Thank Bill R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Como Park is a great little park for a family outing. We take our young granddaughter there often. It is the perfect zoo for young children. The conservatory is a fun extra. Bring a picnic lunch and make a day of it!

Thank th0rsm0m
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The carousel is lovely and from 11-4 it was free on Monday. The botanical center was beautifully kept, with a wide variety of plants, bonsai and multiple gardens to visit. Unfortunately, we picked a day that was too warm for the zoo! I will definitely...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An incredibly sophisticated and beautifully executed presentation of flora and fauna. You can not help feeling that this entire facility was designed and operated just for you. A soulful respite.

Thank George H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This conservatory is wonderful....and free. There is a place to give donations but no admission fees. Twice I've taken my 90 year old mother and 10 year old grand niece and we've all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. My mother uses a walker and had no problems...More

Thank Patricia R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The conservaory is a plethora of foliage, flowers and if you go onto the zoo fauna. This is a regualr visiting spot for my family

Thank Karen E
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The zoo is awesome. The conservatory is gorgeous. Tropical plants to beautiful flowers. There are also rides, a picnic area, fire pit, lake with a restaurant and free concerts evenings in the summer. The best part is admission is free!

Thank mricci720
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Como Park Conservatory is an incredible free collection of plants and flowers from all over the world. It features seasonal flower shows but through the year it is a place to go to enjoy the beauty of nature. It feels like summer on a...More

Thank pmass0n
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely day spent at a very nice little free zoo. We did pay the suggested donation upon entering, but there was no pressure to do so, so it can truly be free if needed. It was a hot day when we visited,...More

Thank amoo8280
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a wonderful little zoo! Upon entrance, you have a chance to glimpse the past, and see the old-school style of primate cages (which were absolutely atrocious and embarassing, and happily now empty)...but you're simultaneously greeted with a beautiful pond, waterfall-fed and full of flamingos!...More

Thank travismurray737
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daniellesjohnson
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.
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amaryk
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.
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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.
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