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Saint Paul

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Warm winter retreat

The tropical temperatures in the gardens are perfect on a cold winter day. Small enough for an... read more

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Casey D
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nice visit, close encounters with the animals

We visited during the 46th Annual Winter Carnival Orchid Show. The main point of us going was to... read more

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halferda
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Richmond, Texas
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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.
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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1022
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The tropical temperatures in the gardens are perfect on a cold winter day. Small enough for an afternoon outing with a visit to see the animals. No set admitting fee (donations only)
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We visited during the 46th Annual Winter Carnival Orchid Show. The main point of us going was to take our children to the zoo. We enjoyed the zoo portion - while the animal enclosures are on the small side, you really get to be up close to the animals and even though it was
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We visited gardens in a various states and really enjoyed this one. It was a perfect fit for a misty, cool day. Easy to find and lots to looks. The Japanese tea house was especially nice. Don't be intimidated by the parking. There are plenty of options to park.
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Very beautiful conservatory. Did not go to the zoo, it was a very cold day. One area of the conservatory had a spice dome, with all kinds of eatables. Learned a great deal about what all kinds of trees and plants with either fruit, or ones that were spices, such as cinnamon.
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Great variety of plants. Everything was beautiful and lush. Warm temp and humidity provided a break from the winter weather. The orchid show was going on so it was crowded but the staff a great job of moving people along.
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