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Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
Phone Number: 651-487-8201
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Located in historic Como Park, this popular zoo, especially known for...

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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Neat little place

Como Park zoo is a neat little place and a nice way to spend an afternoon. The zoo is not huge, but you don't have to pay (you can choose to donate). The Greenhouses are nice and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
St. Cloud, MN
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St. Cloud, MN
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54 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Como Park zoo is a neat little place and a nice way to spend an afternoon. The zoo is not huge, but you don't have to pay (you can choose to donate). The Greenhouses are nice and would be a nice escape from a cold winters day. I visited in mid September and the sunny warm weather made the visit... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent use of few hours after brunch.Parking was free on the street and the facility operates with a recommended donation for it's entrance fee. There were a few interesting and informative sites here. During my short trip here I did notice some of the animal exhibitions had smaller facilities than I normally expect from a zoo. I made my way... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here's a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of: architecture, landscaping. You need plenty of time and must take loads of photos

Thank Janet G
Brainerd, Minnesota
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the como zoo. Great picnic areas, always new attractions opening, animals are really easy to see!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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114 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always beautiful and a respite from the dreary winter months, The Holiday's flower shop is a Don't Miss. Starts early Dec and you will enjoy every smell and beautiful arrangement. Thanks to the staff and volunteers for the special efforts they put in to make the Holiday show so special here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And also free, very nice, they have all animals that a zoo can have. Even buffalo ans seal. In summer time they make seal show.

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Williston, North Dakota
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im not much of a floral and fauna type gal so the conservatory doesn't interest me. However, I have been going to the zoo for many years and now I get to go with my family. We love the sea otter performance and of course the rides. We love the apes and of course the polar bears. Great date place... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully fun, and pleasant day at Como! MANY new exhibits -- even for adults! At the time, we enjoyed a bonsai exhibit, along with an historical exhibit. Very interesting to have things for adults as well as the kids! Happened to have lovely sunny day with didn't hurt, and we wandered around the adjoining park and also enjoyed the architecture.... More 

Thank PJ M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Como Zoo, park and Conservatory ate great places for a fun filled family outing. Pack a lunch and spend the day with the family exploring get the animal and playing on the rides. Then you can picnic in the park and enjoy the view. If you want to cool down in the summer they have swimming too. Bottom line it's... More 

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Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
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473 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Growing up just a few miles from Como Park it was a central part of my life all year around. This was a favorite Sunday spot to visit, I had a chance to return to Minnesota, and Como Park was on my must do list. Many of the aspects are timeless, and yet some have evolved. I enjoyed the opportunity... More 

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