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Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55103-1022
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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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This is a great place. It is very family friendly and they don't charge to get in. You can give a donation though which I always do. I take my nephew here when I go visit him... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place. It is very family friendly and they don't charge to get in. You can give a donation though which I always do. I take my nephew here when I go visit him and he loves it. There are lots of animals and it is stroller and kid friendly. I even like going here myself just... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Como Zoo and Conservatory is a fun and educational place to visit with family, friends or on your own. The zoo is surrounded by beautiful green parkland a golf course and lake with easy access to picnic tables and grilling areas. The zoo is well designed with easy to understand signs and exhibits are within easy walking distance. In the... More 

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Thank Linda H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Como has been in my blood since a young child. Now I bring my grandkids there. Kinda don't like animals in cages but it is educational for kids to see them. They do take good care of them. Como Town is great for an assortment of rides for young to old.

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Thank rumbucket
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Como, the best for kids and adults too. This is a wonderful memory for many minnesota children.

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Thank Katie B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I particularly like the conservatory in the winter. This is a wonderful walk year-round regardless of the weather. The park, lake and zoo are all connected to the conservatory and make a very beautiful urban walk.

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Thank Kevin P
Gunnison, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to explore especially in the winter. The Foilage and Plants are stunning throughout the conservatory. It is just as fun in the summer, especially the Japanese Gardens. The Zoo is alright, some of the enclosures definitely need updating. It doesn't look too fun for the animals

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Thank akaMoonDog
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For anyone who is longing for warmth and beauty on a cold Minnesota day, this place will surely lift your spirits! Please don't forget to make a donation!

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Thank Laura J
Mounds View, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's always a treat to head over to the Zoo & Conservatory. I Love the seeing the monkeys the most & the Polar bears! The Conservatory is a beautiful place to capture great photos & if you'd like, could get married here too!

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Thank 31giftsbytricia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place. They have updated it so much in the past 10 years! It is nice that the animals are viewable vs MN Zoo. Also like the Conservatory. Plus it is family friendly in terms of cost as there is only a recommended donation to visit. Negative is it is so popular that it is hard to find parking.

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Thank Mary F
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to view the animals and is very family friendly. Had so much fun and the conservatory was beautiful.

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