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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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Orchards

Last year we saw the orchid festival, it was awesome. So many wonderful orchids, very nice walk around. Plus it's free, donations are accepted. It can be tricky to fund parking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Last year we saw the orchid festival, it was awesome. So many wonderful orchids, very nice walk around. Plus it's free, donations are accepted. It can be tricky to fund parking though.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Conservatory and the Zoo are a perfect place to spend an afternoon. To the west of the park there is a kiddie amusement park for the kids. The Zoo has a wide variety of animals. The conservatory has more than an abundance of flora, flowers and beautiful greens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Plenty to do at Como! Mini golf, ride rides, check out the animals and wander through the conservatory. Parking can be a challenge at times but you will be walking anyway. We like como much more than the Minnesota zoo. A must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Como Zoo is a gem. Families for decades have enjoyed this city's treasure with outdoor picnics; views of animals are accessible (as compared to the huge MN zoo where the animals are hard to spot and one is exhausted by the sheer size.) We love the conservatory and Japanese garden. Como Town, the amusement park, is always a delight for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

One ofy favorite free places ♡ i like u can tip if u have it & its ok if you dont the Zebras are some of my favorite animals & flamingos Always have a great time here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has a great variety of exhibits. It's a great place to explore and view a large selection of plant and animal exhibits, and there are great opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the world around them. And you can't beat the price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A nice little zoo close to downtown. Great for little kids. Small, but visitors can get very close to the animals. Informative zookeepers who give educational talks hourly.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you're fed up with cold, dry, weather, take a visit to the conservatory and escape to the tropics!

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We're from out of town and were staying in the cities for the weekend and had a day to do something with the kid. This place was perfect for that. The park is nice and big, and there's a lot to do and see. The only big downside was that it was a busy weekend since it was the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Came here on a sunday while visiting my dad. I heard great things about it and it impressed me a lot. First the consevatory was excellent with many beautiful plants and flowers. Everything was taken care off especially the Japanese garden outside. The water wasnt flowing yet though I cant wait to come back when the outdoor plants bloom. The... More 

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