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Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1022
Phone Number: 651-487-8201
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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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Donation based and worth an admission price

This is the first zoo I took my son to. Animal enclosures were clean, roomy, and seemed to have activities the animals enjoyed. The polar bears were our favorites!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the first zoo I took my son to. Animal enclosures were clean, roomy, and seemed to have activities the animals enjoyed. The polar bears were our favorites!

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Mount Uniacke, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

WOW. Just wow. No words can describe this zoo!! Its basically free (they ask for a donation - $3 per adult and $2 per child) and it is worth so much more!! You can feed a giraffe (cost was $5, but with the meagre entrance fee, totally worth it), watch sea lion shows, see all of the animals you would... More 

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minnetonka. minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Como Park has plenty of rides for kids under 12, it's attached to a terrific zoo, and also features the Enchanted Garden, a large, impressive butterfly exhibit. And a real treasure is the Cafesjian's Carousel, it's a real antique - 102 years old - fully restored, with wooden horses. Open every day, through Labor Day.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory with my sister on a nice day last week. The park is lovely with lots of activities-- the zoo, the gardens and conservatory, and the historic state fair carousel restored in all its glory. We had a great time going through the butterfly garden and all the conservatory buildings, taking some extra... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During our vacation in Minneapolis we enjoyed a wonderful day at como park with our grandchildren. They loved all the attractions, the zoo, conservatory and amusement park. We brought a picnic lunch so the only cost involved was tickets for the rides. We rented a scooter for the day for my husband which was very convenient and allowed him to... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice park area with a lot to do around it. Most of it seemed more appropriate kids. It would be a great place for families to visit or maybe a young couple. Got turned around trying to drive through it. Parking seemed kind of odd. Lots of walking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Como Park Zoo is entertaining for all ages. The facilities are well-organized for high traffic and clean. The animals were very active during our visit, and we had a chance to view the polar bears, tigers, and monkeys up close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing as usual the carousel is the best, the gardens are beautiful some of the animals look so thin. Wonderful place to take the family the carnival area is a great time for kids and adults ticket prices reasonable.

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the Como Zoo. I feel like it's not super big. So you don't feel like you are walking forever to get from one animal to the next. Plus the entrance fee is a donation. Which really helps when you are on a budget. Best to be there right when it opens. Weekends are of course very busy. I... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped into the dome for a quick walk. Wish we had more time to view the outside gardens and the zoo itself. The dome had lots of cool separate gardens to walk thru with some hands on activities too. Great place for families and couples alike!

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