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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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I have had the pleasure of visiting the Conservatory when I was a child

I enjoyed it as a child and enjoyed it when I could bring my children. Now I can see it all again... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cottage Grove M
The best!

I really dislike zoos but I must admit that I did love this one. I had a lot of fun seeing the... read more

Reviewed 4 days 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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
+1 651-487-8200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed it as a child and enjoyed it when I could bring my children. Now I can see it all again through my grandchildren's eyes and still be in awe. We love to take our out of town visitors for a stroll.

Thank Cottage Grove M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really dislike zoos but I must admit that I did love this one. I had a lot of fun seeing the lions. I wish they had more out at that time though.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

This zoo if free for everyone. It is very family friendly. They have a wide variety of animals. The animals are also easy to view in their cages. Most of the animals are in comfortable, animal friendly cages but they are designed so the animals...More

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the least experiences in town. Great animal exhibits and amazing plants! Spend some time strolling around in this park setting.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun place to spend an afternoon. Rare Silver back gorillas plus a baby giraffe include some of the animals here. Easy walking paths plus good signage make it easy to get around. If it’s cold out go to the inside buildings. Plus on Thursday...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun for families as well as the gardner spirit in you. Wonderful, beautiful and restful visit. Kids have access to the zoo and games. Great picnic areas. All around good time for the family. Can also get food on the grounds.

Thank X2210YSjulieg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going in the winter. Clears the nostrils. Like to sit on one of the many benches, and read a book.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to bring the family!! Between the zoo and conservatory what a great experience! Added Como Town and it was the perfect day! Highly recommend

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem. We have gone many times. It is beautiful and seasonally some flower displays, etc., change.

Thank Robbies6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal year round but the Conservatory is a great escape on a winters day. Improved grounds and landscaping keep it current and approachable. Great to walk grounds. The zoo is older and needs to be viewed at face value.

Thank 19Monkey66
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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.