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Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
+1 651-487-8200
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Can the eliminate the smell of poop AL the time

Went three times this year and every time you get to the polar bears it smells awful. Attractions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloriously Restored Victoriana

My favorite place to visit to decompress from our winters. Pleasantly warm, humid, and tropical is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary S
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (159 reviews)
“polar bears” (110 reviews)
“sunken garden” (77 reviews)
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1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103
+1 651-487-8200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went three times this year and every time you get to the polar bears it smells awful. Attractions are dated, great they are getting new seal area, but seriously could city and state come together and help save this zoo. Funniest thing to me, unsponsered...More

Thank eyesdoit
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite place to visit to decompress from our winters. Pleasantly warm, humid, and tropical is just the bit of sanity needed. There are plenty of nooks and crannies to sit and enjoy the tranquility. Weekends are a bit of a zoo, and the famous...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I am in town I go to the Como zoo and conservatory and I have never been disappointed! It is a must!

Thank lollypop279
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Como Zoo and Conservatory offers activities for kids and families, seasonal floral displays, and moist air from tropical plants and trees to breathe in cold weather. There is a restaurant for lunch or coffee, and a gift shop with items from t-shirts to books...More

Thank Peggy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed it as a child and enjoyed it when I could bring my children. Now I can see it all again through my grandchildren's eyes and still be in awe. We love to take our out of town visitors for a stroll.

Thank Cottage Grove M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really dislike zoos but I must admit that I did love this one. I had a lot of fun seeing the lions. I wish they had more out at that time though.

Thank animalsofthenorth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This zoo if free for everyone. It is very family friendly. They have a wide variety of animals. The animals are also easy to view in their cages. Most of the animals are in comfortable, animal friendly cages but they are designed so the animals...More

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

One of the least experiences in town. Great animal exhibits and amazing plants! Spend some time strolling around in this park setting.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A fun place to spend an afternoon. Rare Silver back gorillas plus a baby giraffe include some of the animals here. Easy walking paths plus good signage make it easy to get around. If it’s cold out go to the inside buildings. Plus on Thursday...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great fun for families as well as the gardner spirit in you. Wonderful, beautiful and restful visit. Kids have access to the zoo and games. Great picnic areas. All around good time for the family. Can also get food on the grounds.

Thank X2210YSjulieg
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Janie N | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I'd call Como Park Zoo directly.
23 April 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
No direct shuttle, public transportation isn't too bad or Uber, cab, etc.
Barbara B
21 April 2017|
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Response from ordisw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have wheelchairs available. The aisles are wide enough to easily accommodate one.