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Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
Phone Number: 651-487-8201
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Description: Located in historic Como Park, this popular zoo, especially known for its...
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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One of my favorite zoo's !!

I am an animal lover and we had a great time at the Como Zoo. It was packed the Sat. in July we went. We had to park quite a ways away but it was a nice walk. There is no cost to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Evansdale, Ia
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Evansdale, Ia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I am an animal lover and we had a great time at the Como Zoo. It was packed the Sat. in July we went. We had to park quite a ways away but it was a nice walk. There is no cost to get in just a recommended donation. The zoo is very well kept and the staff is always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I've been to this zoo twice and it is breathtaking and fun each time! It's always fun to be a kid again and see all the animals around like the giraffes, polar bears, penguin (my favorite) etc...then the conservatory is beautiful!! I loved the gardens...and for the price, free except for donations?!? That's incredible for what they offer. If you're... More 

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Hawley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Go early - when they are just opening. That's when they feed the animals all at the same time so the animals are out eating. It is also not too hot at that time of day so the animals aren't hiding in the shade and napping. The conservatory is lovely, too. It would be awesome if they had stroller parking... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The price is right for this Zoo but it is quite small. The kids loved the primate exhibit and of course the rides at como town are great. The sparky show is very unique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went to the zoo on a very warm and humid day. The way they have the animal exhibits laid out is perfect! We could go inside to certain spots and it was nice and cool. Also the Como Town (rides) had spots along the walkway that had spray towers for cooling down the kiddos! Great ride options for kids... More 

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missoula
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

if you have kids this is a must. make sure the whole family is well rested before going. because there is so much to see and do. the polar bear was neat, was hot while we were there so the animals were hot too. pretty slow critters but nice to see them. neat to see the arctic fox. and the... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We really enjoyed the zoo and gardens. We watched the Sparky show and really enjoyed the Polar Bears and the Primates. Would definitely visit again!

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We decided to check the place out after seeing online the price of admission was "free". With 3 children, these words stand out like neon lights on the Vegas strip. So it wasn't totally disappointing when we were greeted by a very friendly young lady standing next to a donation box. I mean, hey, they gotta make money somehow, right?All... More 

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Rochester, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We love the Como Zoo and Conservatory and travel up here at least a few times a year to hang out! The zoo itself has a nice variety of animals and is well worth the "price" (donation only!). The conservatory has some gorgeous flora and the exhibit in the atrium/greenhouse changes seasonally so it's always "new" whenever we go. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was one of the best Conservatory/Botanical Gardens that we have been to. There was a wide variety of plants placed in a well manicured site. One of the highlights was the Japanese Garden that we could walk through. The cool of the shade was well appreciated on a hot summer day. The Bonsai tree collection was impressive as were... More 

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Additional Information about Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
Phone Number: 651-487-8201
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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